Lebanon The Taking of a Journalist

An American television reporter is kidnaped in Beirut

Two years ago ABC Television Correspondent Charles Glass was the envy of his colleagues for his up-close coverage of the TWA hostage drama at Beirut International Airport. Last week Glass, who is on a leave of absence from ABC, became a victim of Lebanese terrorists. On a scruffy seaside road, less than a mile from that same airport, Glass, 36, was ambushed by four carloads of bearded gunmen. After being struck with rifle butts, he was stuffed into the trunk of one of the assailants' autos. Dragged off with him was Ali Osseiran, 40, son of Lebanese Defense Minister Adel Osseiran,...

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