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Middle East / US-PLO Relations / Reaction in US #319331

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 15, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Richard Schlesinger) American-Jews' reaction to Secretary of State George Shultz's recognition of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) discussed. [Conf. of President of Major American Jewish Orgs. spokesperson Morris ABRAM, Anti-Defamation League spokesperson Abraham FOXMAN - comment on Yasir Arafat.] Arafat's image problems noted. [Simon Wiesenthal Center Rabbi Marvin HIER - says Arafat has used successful public relations campaign] American-Arab reaction discussed. [Palestine National Council spokesperson Edward SAID, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee spokesperson Fadwa EL-GUINDI, ex-amb. to UN Andrew YOUNG, International Center for Peace in Middle E. spokesperson Rita HAUSER - comment on peace prospects.] Arab and Jewish leaders noted watching Arafat carefully.

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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