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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
00:04:29
Description
Gerd Moyer(?) reports on West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt’s TV appeal for an end to the kidnap situation of Hanns-Martin Schleyer by members of the terrorist group Red Army Faction. Schmidt said patience and perseverance will continue as the case has being going on for 2 weeks. Has rejected stiffer laws for terrorists such as death penalty but will build up security forces. German businessmen are improving their personal security.
Contributors
Gerd Moyer(?)
Keywords
Terrorism; Red Army Faction; Hostages; Security; Hanns-Martin Schleyer; Abduction; Baader-Meinhof group; Helmut Schmidt; Germany FR

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