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Firebombs Hit Movie Theaters Showing Film on Entebbe Rescue

December 27, 1976
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Police are investigating the firebomb attacks last week at three movie theaters that were snowing the firm “Long Night at Entebbe.” A leaflet found in a telephone booth today claimed the attacks were the work of “Palestinian militants for the Arab Revolution.” The leaflet said the film, which recounts the rescue of hijack victims at Uganda’s Entebbe Airport last July, as “an absurd picture of Israelis as the liberators of old people and children.” Police said they did not know if the leaflet is genuine.

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