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ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 22, 1970
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(Studio) Jordan King Hussein attacks Irbid, Jordan; Army holds Amman, Jordan; 24 hour curfew; Arab summit conference collapses; guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat says foreign citizens will be protected; medical aid needed; some wounded evacuated.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Beirut, Lebanon) Wounded Palestinians arrive; more will follow.
REPORTER: Brian Nolan

(Studio) Hussein asks Big 4 aid country
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) United States wants no intervention except by Israel; big war possible.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) 3 aircraft carriers sent to Mediterranean; troops alerted.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Fort Bragg, North Carolina) Preparations made for 30 minute readiness.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

Nolan, Brian;
Peterson, Roger;
Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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