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PLO / Arafat Interview #29526

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 08, 1974
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(Studio) Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) leader Yasir Arafat to address UN General Assembly Wednesday
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) [ARAFAT - says Palestinians want to be treated as a people.] Questioned about overwhelming opposition to Arafat and PLO. [ARAFAT - says he expects to be disliked, but he would like to change American public opinion.] Asked what he's expecting from United States and UN. [ARAFAT - expects to hear "yes" to his people and his case.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) No New York hotel willing to accommodate PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) delegation. Entire Arafat interview to be telecast Sunday on "Issues and Answers."
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Jennings, Peter;
Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Howard K.

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