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Arab Americans / Fighting An Image #577357

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Sep 23, 1990
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Lagattuta) Image that Arab Americans have to fight examined; scenes shown from Brooklyn, NYC, and from convention in Anaheim, California. [Palestinian immigrant Yassmine HAMDAN - comments.] [National Association of Arab Americans president Jawad GEORGE - says we believe Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is wrong.] Common anger among Arab Americans that their loyalty to United States would be questioned noted. [Lebanese American Colonel Alfred SHEHAB - says other minorities went through the same thing.] The Hollywood image of Arabs as terrorists or oil barons mentioned. [Arab American journalist Dr. Jack SHAHEEN - comments.] [Palestinian American Mohammad HAMDAN - talks about anti- Arab comments.] Tomorrow's meeting of Arab American leaders with President Bush mentioned.

Lagattuta, Bill;
Utley, Garrick

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