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Jordan / Hussein and West Bank Palestinians #117126

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 31, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmt. from Jordan's King Hussein that Jordan cannot be homeland for Palestinians, who should have homeland of their own after liberation of Israeli-occupied territories, reported Report introduced.

(Jerusalem, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Speech by Hussein featured; details given of Hussein's putting of future of Palestinians on shoulders of PLO; scenes shown. [Palestinian journalist Hanna SENIORA - says Hussein is recognizing need for third state between Jordan and Israel.] Impact of Hussein's position on West Bankdetailed. [Israeli cabinet minister Mordechai GUR - says Hussein is attached to Palestinians.] [Israeli cabinet minister Moshe SHAHAL - says Hussein is trying to prove nothing can be done without him.] West Bank's ties to Jordan explained. Israel reported jailing Faisal Husseini, Palestinian with ties to PLO, for third time.

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Dean

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