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Series
The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour
Episode
Libya vs. Britain, Crime Statistics, Missouri Caucuses, and Old Pros
Contributing Organization
NewsHour Productions (Washington, DC)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/507-1g0ht2gv3t
AAPB Inventory ID
NH-WETA-4900
Description
This episode of The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour begins with Robert MacNeil introducing today's news. The top features include a story about the standoff between British and Libyan forces during the 1984 Libyan hostage situation, a story on crime statistics and related coverage of drug abuse in Silicon Valley, the results of the Missouri Caucuses, and a profile of basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and baseball player Pete Rose. Guests include Lisa Anderson, expert on Libyan foreign relations; Michael Serrill, Time, and Les Pearson, St. Louis Globe-Democrat. Byline: in New York: Robert MacNeil, Executive Editor; in Washington: Jim Lehrer, Associate Editor; Judy Woodruff, Correspondent; Reports from NewsHour Correspondents: John Hale, Visnews, in London; Donald MacCormack, BBC Newsnight, in London; David Cintindall, BBC Newsnight, in London; Phil Davis, Visnews, in Damascus; Kwame Holman, in Silicon Valley; and Larry Merchant.
Broadcast
1984-04-19
Asset type
Episode
Genres
News
Magazine
Topics
Economics
News
Global Affairs
Business
Film and Television
Politics and Government
Creator
Lehrer, James, Editor
MacNeil, Robert, Editor
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
01:00:00;00
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Citation
Chicago: “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour; Libya vs. Britain, Crime Statistics, Missouri Caucuses, and Old Pros,” 1984-04-19, NewsHour Productions, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed January 22, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_507-1g0ht2gv3t.
MLA: “The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour; Libya vs. Britain, Crime Statistics, Missouri Caucuses, and Old Pros.” 1984-04-19. NewsHour Productions, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. January 22, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_507-1g0ht2gv3t>.
APA: The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour; Libya vs. Britain, Crime Statistics, Missouri Caucuses, and Old Pros. Boston, MA: NewsHour Productions, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_507-1g0ht2gv3t