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Arafat / PLO Delegates / New York Security #231853

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1974
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(Studio) Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasir Arafat to arrive tomorrow in New York for his address before United Nations General Assembly. Arafat in Algeria today. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) delegation already in New York; security extremely tight.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Details of incrd. security precautions outlined. Small demonstrations go on outside United Nations building [PLO spokesperson Shafig al HOUT - admits Palestinian question complicated.]
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) FBI agents arrest Russel Kelner, official of Jewish Defense League, on charges he threatened to kill Arafat. Arafat succeeds Jordanian King Hussein as spokesperson for Palestinian people.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Amman, Jordan) Questioned about Arafat. [Jordan's King HUSSEIN - believes Palestinian people to decide on Arafat's worthiness to lead Palestine.] Asked about possibility of Arab-Israeli war. [HUSSEIN - says he can't see into Mid. E. future.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
McLaughlin, Bill

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