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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Announcement of return of Secretary of State George Shultz to Middle East to try to sell his peace plan reported Report introduced.
(DC: Terence Smith) Shultz's meeting with two Palestinian-Americans with close ties to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported Shultz's shuttle diplomacy mission outlined on screen. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - explains Shultz mission.] Issue of United States dealing with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted. [Palestine National Council Ibrahim Abu-LUGHOD - says we reflect PLO's views.] [REDMAN - says US policy on meeting with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) has not changed.] [Johns Hopkins Univ. Fouad AJAMI - says this is way around prohibition of dealing with PLO.] [Representative Charles SCHUMER - criticizes United States relationship with Palestinians.] Changing nature of US dealings with Palestinians noted. [Palestine National Council spokesperson Edward SAID - comments.] Shultz's hopes for negotiations reported
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Smith, Terence
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