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

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 12, 1974
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(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)

Reporter(s):
Reasoner, Harry;
Jackson, Gregory
Duration:
00:02:50

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