NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 26, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(New York: John Dancy) PLO's dropping of its insistence on having its members as part of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace conference featured; scenes shown from Palestine National Conference in Algiers, Algeria; implications for peace conference analyzed. [PLO Representative to United Nations Dr. Nasser al-KIDWA - says they are trying to be cooperative.] [Secretary of State James BAKER - says we have worked hard to encourage Palestinians from the territories.] Expectation that PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) will continue to play behind-the-scenes role noted. Israeli anger over Palestinian leaders from the occupied territories, Faisal al-Husseini's and Hanan Ashrawi's, attendance at Algiers meeting; PLO leader Yasir Arafat's denial that they attended the meeting reported. Results NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on obstacle to Middle East peace given.