Search the Archive

Israeli Raid / South Lebanon / Arafat / United Nations Speech #29128

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1974
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Israeli troops cross into south Lebanon, capturing 3 prisoners and blowing up house House rptdly. served as shelter for Palestinian terrorists. Raid comes as Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasir Arafat flies to New York to address United Nations General Assembly during debate on Palestine. FBI arrests Russel Kelner, manager of national headquarters of Jewish Defense League in New York, and charges Kelner with threatening Arafat's life. Security extremely tight.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(NYC) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) delegation at Waldorf-Astoria; Arafat may stay in United Nations building Reason for tight security outlined. [PLO spokesperson Nabil SHAATH - hopes threats and harassment by minority of Americans don't representative widespread American feeling about PLO.] [Israeli ambassador Yosef TEKOAH - says Israel has always wanted peace, but Arafat a criminal and murderer.]
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson (WABC-TV film)

Reasoner, Harry;
Jackson, Gregory

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.