ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1980
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(Studio) President Giscard d'Estaing reported welcoming political dissidents in France as long as they didn't use the nation as base for violence; details given. Funeral of another policeman caught in crossfire of Mideast pols. noted; film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Paris, France) Today's funeral said used by French police to stage protest against upsurge of political violence in Paris; films shown. Dilemma faced by French government outlined; past murders of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) representative, Shah's nephew, Iraq's leading atomic scientist, former prime minister of Syria, PLO-Iraqi shoot-out at Iraq's Paris embassy recalled; films shown. New approach to such terrorism by French police noted.
REPORTER: Pierre Salinger