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Middle E. / Suez Canal / Palestinian Guerrillas #14830

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 26, 1971
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(Studio) USSR Ambassador Dobrynin returns to USSR for Communist Party Congress; meets with State Secretary Rogers today concerning Middle E. situation. REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Suez Canal, Egypt) Film shows bunkers on both sides of canal; mutual withdrawal from canal considered by diplomats; Egypt fears reopening of canal will reduce international pressure on Israel to withdraw further; Israel fears withdrawal considered 1st step in Egypt demands for complete withdrawal.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

(Studio) Irbid, Jordan police seizes Arab guerrilla ammo; guerrillas retaliate, attack police outpost.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Lebanon, West Asia) Film shows Palestinian children celebrating battle of Karami. Arab guerrillas and Jordan army fought together at Karami against Israel; guerrilla organization Fatah trained children; ineffective due to financial trouble, political in fighting.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Brannigan, Bill;
Jennings, Peter;
Smith, Howard K.

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