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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 24, 1970
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(Studio) Jordan guerrilla resistance wanes; Hussein in control; White House relaxes military alert; Hussein's prime minister resigns.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) Wounded from Amman, Jordan, arrive for treatment; more med. care needed.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

(Studio) Americans and British civilians leave Amman; Red Crescent relief organization protecting hijacked hostages; Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA) pilot rptdly. escaped captors. Hussein asks guerrillas help fight Israel; Israel warns Hussein not to let Palestinians mass on border.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Cioffi, Lou;
Reynolds, Frank;
Smith, Howard K.

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