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Jackson / Mideast #501596

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 02, 1979
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(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported flying from Egypt to Lebanon with message from Anwar Sadat to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Cairo, Egypt) Sadat's reaction yesterday to Jackson's proposal re: involving PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in talks with Israel and apparent change today noted. [JACKSON - discusses Sadat's alleged new position with regard to PLO.] Sadat's past diplomatic successes mentioned. [JACKSON - comments on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and peace process.]
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reported alleging its athletes have been invited to 1980 Moscow Olympics; response by International Olympic official in Switzerland quoted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Compton, James

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