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Jordan / Civil War / Syria / Reporters #12153

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 23, 1970
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(Studio) King Hussein claims Syrians driven out of cntry.; reports differ; Hussein proclaims peace; guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat denies it.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(London, England) 72 reporters left Jordan today; Amman, Jordan, in bad shape; many casualties; wounded lie in sts.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Amman, Jordan) Saint fighting shown; bldgs. shelled. [Swedish photographer Ole OHLSON - says got shot while filming tank.] Reporters trapped in hotel; Army shot everything that moved; guerrillas reported holding Irbid, Jordan, in North; food rationed in Amman; water scarce.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy (narrates)

(London, England) Some Americans still trapped in Amman; hijacked hostages' fate unknown.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Studio) Syrian POWs say thought they were fighting Israelis.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Murphy, Charles;
Reynolds, Frank

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