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Middle East / Baker Mission / Peace Conference #134187

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 19, 1991
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: John McWethy) Secretary of State James Baker's visit to the Middle East to discuss peace conference idea featured; scenes shown of Baker with Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir; details given of Israel's position on a peace conference. Baker shown visiting Old City of Jerusalem and the West Bank.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Dean Reynolds) Baker's meeting tomorrow with Palestinian leaders previewed; scenes shown; details given of Palestinians' now- modified position on Israeli occupation. [Bir Zeit University professor Hanan ASHRAWI, Arab Study Center Faisal al-HUSSEINI - comment.] Both Baker and the Israelis noted wanting PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) out of the negotiations.

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Reynolds, Dean

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