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Middle East / Peace Process / Holocaust Memorial Museum #175995

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 18, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) The decision by the Israeli cabinet to put off any decision on withdrawing from the West Bank until after the Tuesday meeting of President Clinton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the response from Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat reported.

(Washington: Karla Davis) The controversy created by Washington's Holocaust Memorial Museum's handling of a planned visit by Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat examined; details given of the touchy issue of an official reception for Arafat. [Secretary of State Madeleine ALBRIGHT - responds.] [National Association of Arab Americans Khalil JAHSHAN - points out that it is a federally funded museum, not a Jewish museum.] [Netanyahu adviser David BAR-ILAN - says Arafat should not be officially received.]

Davis, Karla;
Simpson, Carole

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