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Tunisia / Islamic Fundamentalism #111545

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 28, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Islamic Jihad's threat to kill Tunisian officials if Tunisia carries out death sentences for convicted terrorists said accompanied by photograph of United States hostage Terry Anderson.

(Tunis, Tunisia: Pierre Salinger) Tunisia's soc. advances and economy, pol. problems threatened further by rising Islamic fundamentalism examined; details given, scenes shown. [Prime Min. Rachid SFAR - defs. crackdown on Islamic terrorism.] President Habib Bourguiba's rule described. [Opposition leader Ahmed MESTIRI - cites opposition's inability to participate in elecs.] [Islamic militant exiled in France, Habib MOKNI - (thru translator) feels Tunisian youth have limited future.]

Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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