They Are Cowardly Bums

So says Reagan as Italy's Red Brigades kidnap a U.S. general

While the world was keeping a wary eye out for a Libyan attempt on President Reagan or some other U.S official, terror struck from a different, and unexpected, quarter. A few grim facts came in an anonymous telephone call to the ANSA news agency in Milan: "This is the Red Brigades. We have kidnaped Brigadier General James Dozier. A communiqué will follow."

A second anonymous call, a day later, was even more ominous. It described Dozier as "the hangman of NATO" and said he was being held in a "people's prison,...

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