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"Today" Show Interview / Kissinger / Middle East / Hussein Speech / South Carolina #483044

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1975
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(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says United States definitely not tilting toward Arabs in Mid. E. Kissinger confirms United States plans to sell Hawk missiles to Jordan. United States puts off any new arms shipments to Israel, pending American reassessment of Mid. E. policy; Israel expresses concern over missile deal with Jordan. Jordan's King Hussein makes important speech in South Carolina about Israel and Arabs.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Charleston, SC) Hussein speaks at South Carolina military college, The Citadel. Hussein says Jordan, Israel, Syria eager to negotiate peace treaty. [HUSSEIN - says 3 nations accept conditions for peace already laid down; Israel must withdraw from all Arab territory and recognize legitimate rights of Palestinians.]
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) Kissinger states United States has no peace plan for Mid. E. now; reasons given. Portion of Kissinger interview with "Today" show's Barbara Walters follows. [WALTERS - asks about American reassessment of Mid. E. policy.] [KISSINGER - says events in Indochina have recently taken most attention; clear date for completion of reassessment can't be made. Final decisions probably won't be made till after President' mtgs. with leaders of cntrys. principally concerned. United States still dedicated to progress toward Mid. E. peace.]
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley

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