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Jordan / King Hussein #184955

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 05, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Amman: Gillian Findlay) The failing health of Jordan's King Hussein, who has ruled for 47 years, featured; scenes shown of grieving Jordanians at the hospital gate.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) King Hussein's life as ruler of Jordan reviewed; historical film of the Hashemite kingdom, including the 1973 war with Israel, shown. [In 1973, HUSSEIN - comments.] [In 1994, HUSSEIN - comments on peace in the Middle East.] [In 1998, HUSSEIN - speaks about the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.] The background of Prince Abdullah, who was made heir to the throne only weeks ago, noted.

Findlay, Gillian;
Jennings, Peter

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