CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir quoted re: Palestinian protests. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) terrorist attack upon bus recalled. Soldiers not carrying guns at time of attack mentioned being sentenced to jail terms. Hijacking noted impairing United States peace proposals for Mideast. Report introduced.
(Paris, France: Doug Tunnell) United Nations ambassador Vernon Walters reported meeting secretly with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader in Tunis, Tunisia. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) officials quoted. Mtg. noted occurring shortly after Secretary of State George Shultz's distribution of peace plan and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) hijacking of business Walters previous mtgs. with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders reviewed. Ex-amb. Andrew Young recalled fired for meeting with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) member in '79. Topic of Walters' meeting noted remaining secret. Yasir Arafat's interview with CBS News in Tunis recalled; Arafat quoted. [ARAFAT - calls for independent Palestinian delegation.] Walters' agenda outlined.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Walters' statement denying meeting quoted.
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