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Mideast Dvt. / SCLC-PLO Meeting / Jerusalem #266316

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 19, 1979
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(Studio) Southern Christian Leadership Conference delegation's tour of south Lebanon and their statements with regard to Israel and United States reported Bombing incident in Jerusalem noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) Details of Jerusalem bombing given; films shown. PLO in Beirut said claiming responsibility.

(S. Lebanon) Southern Christian Leadership Conference delegation's tour of south Lebanon featured; films shown. Visit said at invitation of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat; delegation noted also mtg. with government officials. Andrew Young mentioned. [Southern Christian Leadership Conference president Joseph LOWERY - comments on trip.] Group said attempting to arrange visit to Israel.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Israel's rejection of Southern Christian Leadership Conference overture outlined.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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