American TV newsman Rod Linley hastens to Rome following a vanishing act at a quiet Lake Bracciano inn involving the daughter of the US Ambassador to Italy and a young Chinese Communist official. Eloped? . . . Kidnapped? The anchorman soon exchanges his mike for a blindfold as he agrees to mediate the demands of a trio of pacifistic political fanatics intent on saving the State of Israel. Or so it appears. Slick, mechanical machinations with no new dimensions.