John McCarthy back in UK

Title
John McCarthy back in UK
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1991
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Duration
00:02:00
Description
Alison Johns reports on the arrival home of John McCarthy, a British man held hostage in the Lebanon. McCarthy met Foreign Office minister Douglas Hogg and UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar at RAF Lyneham to hand over the demands of his captors, the Islamic Jihad group. McCarthy describes his role as messenger and believes the kidnappers want to end the hostage situation. Also comments on the news of release of hostage Edward Tracy. De Cuellar also comments.
Contributors
John McCarthy; Alison Johns; Javier Perez de Cuellar
Keywords
Israel; Terrorism; UN; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Prisoners; Islamic Jihad; John McCarthy; RAF Lyneham; Edward Tracy

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