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Black-Jewish Rel. #56596

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1979
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(Studio) Continued schism between black and Jewish relationships since Andrew Young's resignation as well as apparent problems within black leadership reported.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(No location given) Rel. between Jesse Jackson and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat recalled setting off new discord in black-Jewish rel.; denouncement of any black-PLO connections by 2 black leaders today said attempt to heal rift with Jewish community. [National Urban League president Vernon JORDAN - says black-Jewish relations shouldn't be endangered by contact with terrorists.) [Civil rights leader Bayard RUSTIN - says PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) is part of conspiracy against humanity; mentions KKK.) (Technical difficulties.) Jackson noted lunching at 21 with members of Arab League. [JACKSON - defends PLO.) [Andrew YOUNG - comments on disagreements between black orgs.; recalls response to Martin Luther King's stance against Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Robinson, Max

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