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Jordan / Hussein and West Bank Palestinians #322500

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 31, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) King Hussein of Jordan reported severing ties with Palestinians in West Bank. Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Bob Simon) Speech by Hussein renouncing sovereignty over West Bank featured; details given of Hussein's putting of future of Palestinians on shoulders of PLO, scenes shown. Israel reported jailing Faisal Husseini, Palestinian with ties to PLO, for six mos. [On "Face the Nation", Secretary of State George SHULTZ - says Jordan has to be involved in peace between Israel and neighbors.] Hussein's recent actions with regard to Palestinians reviewed. [Palestinian journalist Hanna SENIORA - says it is a good will gesture.] Hussein's possible intentions detailed. Murder of Hussein's grandfather by Palestinians recalled.

Simon, Bob;
Spencer, Susan

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