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Jordan / King Hussein's Funeral / Noor #628801

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Amman, Jordan: David Bloom) Trip of President Clinton and former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush to Amman, Jordan, for King Hussein's funeral reported. [CLINTON - says people came from everywhere for King Hussein's funeral.] [Jordanian citizen Laurette MADANAT - says she came to say goodbye.] [National Security Advisor Sandy BERGER - says the funeral is the first time Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Syrian President Hafez al-Assad have been in the same place.] [Washington Institute for Near East Policy David SCHENKER - questions the motives of Assad.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) Concerns about the future of Queen Noor of Jordan after the king's death examined; details given of her activities as queen. [CLINTON - says Queen Noor has made two countries proud.] [Author Judith MILLER - says Queen Noor and King Hussein had bonded.] [Queen NOOR - says she had been inspired by others involved in land mines.] [Princeton classmate Dr. Marsha LEVY-WARREN - says she cannot imagine Noor leaving Jordan.]

Bloom, David;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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