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Mideast / Israeli-PLO Prisoner Exchange #527669

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 24, 1983
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(Studio) Israel reported exchanging 4600 Arab prisoners for 6 Israelis held by PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) today.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prisoner exchange examined; films shown. Background to exchange reviewed. [Palestinian PRISONERS - chant "PLO".] Yasir Arafat's release of Israelis near Haifa noted, shown. Prisoner negotiations said continuing with Syrians and radical Palestinian groups; number held by each side mentioned.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Menahem Begin's radio address on prisoner exchange outlined. Algiers arrival of released Palestinians shown, discussed; possibility that Israel agreed to allow Yasir Arafat to leave Tripoli as part of prisoner exchange considered. Arafat and Moshe Arens said both denying speculation.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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