For more than 5 years John McCarthy was held hostage in Beiruit. On August 8th 1991 he was released, here's some examples of how the British networks covered the story.


Click for larger image BBC News
1991
Click for larger image Andrew Harvey and Jill Dando tell us the good news..

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1991
Click for larger image Bob Friend and Christopher Morris with the top story.
 
right clip - Sky even put together a sting to welcome home John McCarthy


Click for larger image CBS News
1991
Click for larger image It was also the top story in the States, here is Dan Rather.

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