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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 23, 1970
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(Studio) Arab planes to evacuate all Americans who want to leave Jordan; hijacked hostages' location unknown.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(London, England) Snipers fired at military convoy evacuating reporters
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Did Hussein win Amman, Jordan?
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) No; guerrillas hold out in center of Amman.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) How high are casualties?
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(London, England) Tens of thousands wounded; many untreated.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Who will win?
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(London, England) Army should win; heavier firepower.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Did you talk to guerrillas? Will they win in cities?
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(London, England) Before fighting began PFLP, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, members predicted decisive victory; can't tell who will win.
REPORTER: Douglas Kiker

(Studio) Guerrilla leader Yasir Arafat won't sign treaty, says too many killed; Syrian President Nureddin Attassi urges all Arabs support guerrillas against Hussein.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(NYC) Arabs don't consider Hussein majority leader; King agreed not to fight Palestinians, give them point of Jordan; Arabs say he reneged.
REPORTER: Pauline Frederick

(Studio) Arafat demands meeting with Arab delegation; delegates say they can't find him.
REPORTER: Frank Mcgee

(Studio) Israel may intervene; troops massed on border.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Kfar Ruppin, Israel) Israelis relaxed as Arabs fight each other; kibbutz life described.
REPORTER: Blaine Littell

(Studio) Jordan Army reports 1,300 casualties, guerrillas report 20,000.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Frederick, Pauline;
Kiker, Douglas;
Littell, Blaine;
Mcgee, Frank
Duration:
00:08:50

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