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ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 27, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Seeming appearance of leaders among Palestinians who keep protests going against Israeli policies in occupied territories reported; details given, scenes shown; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) mentioned. [First masked PALESTINIAN - (thru translator) says national committee is running business in W. Bank and Gaza.] Role of committee in local strikes suggested. [Second masked PALESTINIAN - (thru translator) says uprising moved around.] Scenes shown of arrested and beaten Palestinians. [First masked PALESTINIAN - (thru translator) talks about going to prison.] Suggestion that Israel is seeking true representatives of Palestinians reported

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John McWethy) Mtg. of 2 Palestinian representatives with Secretary of State George Shultz to call for international peacekeeping force to replace Israeli presence in West Bank and Gaza reported; recent arrest of journalist Hanna Seniora for calling for boycott of Israeli cigarettes recalled. [Newspaper editor SENIORA - says unrest shows occupation cannot be permanent.] Proposals for area by Egypt President Hosni Mubarak detailed; map shown. Need for leadership from United States noted; United States response mentioned.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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