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Hanns-Martin Schleyer kidnap

Title
Hanns-Martin Schleyer kidnap
Genre
News report
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:02:49
Description
Hanns-Martin Schleyer was kidnapped on September 5 1977 by the Red Army Faction in Cologne who tried to use him to blackmail the German government into releasing members of their terrorist group. Paul Treuthardt reports from Paris back to unidentified studio reporter on a statement and photo of their hostage received in Paris from the kidnappers demanding that all searches for them should be abandoned.
Contributors
Paul Treuthardt
Keywords
Terrorism; Red Army Faction; Hostages; Paris; Hanns-Martin Schleyer; Abduction; Baader-Meinhof group; Germany FR

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