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June Mottershead; Maddy Prior
BBC Radio 4

The Lebanon hostage crisis

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In 1991 Giandomenico Picco, a United Nations envoy, went to Beirut to try to free Western hostages. To talk to the kidnappers face to face, he had to allow himself to be abducted. His negotiations led to the release of 11 people, including John McCarthy and Terry Waite.

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Sun 17 Mar 2013 14:45
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