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Person of The Week (King Hussein) #117788

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) King Hussein of Jordan profiled; details given, scenes shown. [HUSSEIN - discusses Palestinian self-determination.] Issue of Israeli presence in occupied territories detailed. [For. Policy Research Institution Dan. PIPES - says there is now no competitor to PLO, which must now deliver.] Hussein's withdrawal of economy support from Palestinians under occupation examined. [Kennedy School at Harvard Univ. Dr. Richard HAASS - analyzes Jordan's decision about West Bank.] Scenes shown of uprisings in Israeli-occupied territories. [Council on For. Relations Peter GROSE - examines Hussein's relationship with Palestinians.] King Hussein's background reviewed; historical film shown. [HUSSEIN - recalls assassination of grandfather, King Abdullah, in Jerusalem.] Hussein's marriage to an American, Elizabeth Halaby, noted; scenes shown from his daily life. Possible impact of Hussein's actions on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Israel examined. [HUSSEIN - discusses Palestinian question.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:40

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