ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's effort to win Congress approval of arms sale to Saudi Arabia examined; scenes shown. [Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - announces withdrawal of request for stinger missiles.] Focus of White House effort to reach compromise package outlined. [Senator Richard LUGAR - thinks stinger elimination has helped compromise effort.] Reaction of Jewish-American leaders courted by Reagan to support arms sale described. [American Jewish Committee spokesperson Hyman BOOKBINDER - opposes deal; explains.] [BANDAR - thinks Jewish lobby is too strong in US.] Current status of Capitol Hill debate outlined.
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