CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 1984
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(Studio) Rptd. introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) President Reagan's appearance before United Jewish Appeal to promote his Mideast peace plan examined; audience's response to President's call for incrd. aid to Jordan shown. [REAGAN - claims it's in Israel's best interest for United States to strengthen Jordan against Syria and Iran; reaffirms United States commitment to Israel in UN.] Message for Arab world implied by speech explained; audience's response to President's comment on West Bank settlements mentioned, shown. Jordan's King Hussein and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat said calling for inclusion of Syria and USSR in any new Mideast peace initiatives; details given. Hussein's alleged reaction to United States withdrawal from Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
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