February 24, 1991 |
On March 16, 1985, three men with automatic weapons dragged Terry Anderson into a green Mercedes and drove off into the chaos of Beirut. Anderson was chief correspondent for the Associated Press in Lebanon. Six years later, he remains America's longest-held hostage. From the moment Peggy Say received the 4 a.m. call informing her of her brother's kidnaping, his release became her obsession.
December 17, 1992 |
A member of a citizens group campaigning to recall all five City Council members has been threatened with prosecution for placing a large sign proclaiming "Recall the City Council" on the back of her house, which overlooks Covina's Metrolink station. Peggy Ortiz said she received a letter on Dec. 7 from the city Planning Department notifying her that there had been complaints about the sign.
April 28, 1991
I plan to read "Forgotten" by Peggy Say (Feb. 24) if only for the pleasure of seeing Rep. Robert Dornan called an idiot in print. EVELYN C. WEBER, LOS ALAMITOS
February 28, 1990 |
The sister of the longest-held Western hostage in Lebanon said today as she ended a pilgrimage to Europe and the Middle East that she believes the atmosphere is right for the release of all 18 captives. "I think that this is the beginning of the end," said Peggy Say, sister of Terry Anderson, 42, chief Middle East correspondent of the Associated Press.
July 21, 1986 |
The sister of kidnaped American journalist Terry Anderson met today with a Syrian Foreign Ministry official to discuss the ordeal of her brother and four other American captives in Lebanon. Issam Hayyani, head of the U.S. department in the Foreign Ministry, was the first Syrian official to receive Peggy Say, 45, since she arrived in Damascus on Sunday seeking help in freeing Anderson, chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, and the other hostages.
December 11, 1987
Terry A. Anderson's family and friends marked his 1,000th day as a captive in Lebanon in a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington that combined prayers and pleas for his release. "I know that Terry must know we are all out there, caring, working for his freedom," said his sister, Peggy Say. Anderson, 40, chief Middle East correspondent for the Associated Press, was kidnaped March 16, 1985.