NBC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 11, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat's planned speech at United Nations session in Geneva, Switzerland, reported Report introduced.
(Geneva, Switzerland: Jim Bittermann) Preparations in city of Geneva for special United Nations session for Arafat's speech featured; scenes shown. [WOMAN - says Geneva's United Nations office is busy.] Regular business day in United Nations office here described; scenes shown of tranquility and upsurge of activity after United States refused to allow Arafat into US. State Department plans to send representatives to Geneva to hear Arafat detailed. [MAN - comments.] History of diplomacy mtgs. in Switzerland reviewed. [MAN - explains good spirits here.] Parade commemorating city's indep. shown.