NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 30, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(No location given) Jesse Jackson's Mideast tour last year, include meeting with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat, recalled; films shown. Justice Department said investigating Jackson's relationship with him and possibility that he's functioning as agent for Libya in US. [JACKSON - discusses affair.] Jackson's telephone conversation with aide to Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti, followed by conversation with White House aide Jack Watson, who in turn consulted with administration cnsl. Lloyd Cutler, outlined; Watson quoted on screen. Jackson's campaign efforts for President Carter mentioned.
REPORTER: Brian Ross