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ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 06, 1999
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Amman: Gillian Findlay) The wait in Jordan for the death of King Hussein, who is gravely ill, featured; scenes shown from Amman of the grieving people and Queen Noor. [Minister of information Nasser JUDEH - says the king is unable to carry out his duties.] The concern about Prince Abdullah's lack of experience noted. [Jordanian ambassador to the United States Marwam MUASHER - says the king is comfortable with his decision about succession.]

(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Message to the Jordanian people from President Clinton noted.

(No location given: Bill Blakemore) The background of Prince Abdullah reviewed. [Former United States ambassador to Jordan Roscoe SUDDATH, Abdullah's school friend Christopher SMITH - outline Abdullah's personality.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Findlay, Gillian;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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