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Hostage releases

Title
Hostage releases
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:00:32
Description
Report on the upcoming meeting between released Beirut hostage John McCarthy and UN Secretary General, Javier Perez de Cuellar when John is to hand over a letter from his captors, Islamic Jihad. Includes statement by de Cuellar on his hopes for more hostage releases. Paul Woodley reports from the UN.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Javier Perez de Cuellar
Keywords
UN; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Freedom; Meetings; Islamic Jihad; John McCarthy

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