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Mideast / Reagan Peace Plan #529696

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 11, 1983
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(Studio) Jordan's King Hussein noted withdrawing from Mideast peace process due to inability to reach agreement with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat; implications for President Reagan's Mideast peace proposal considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Vagueness of administration's stated commitment to continue pushing President's plan noted. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - thinks process is proceeding.] Possible demands pushed by radical PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) elements listed on screen, discussed; United States said urging Saudi Arabia to use its influence in situation.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

(Amman, Jordan) Hussein's apparent approach to negotiations examined; films shown. Negotiating pts. thought pushed by Hussein outlined on screen, discussed; King thought asking President Reagan and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leaders to reassess their positions due to lack of progress.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Israeli foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir's reaction to Hussein's withdrawal from talks and Reagan' s peace proposal reported
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Kalb, Bernard;
Miller, Paul

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