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Middle East / Arafat Funeral #771142

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 12, 2004
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(Ramallah: Peter Jennings) The funeral service in Cairo, Egypt & the burial in Ramallah of Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat featured; scenes shown of the statesman's sendoff in Cairo, the Palestinian gathering in Ramallah, the helicopter bringing his body to the territory, the carrying of the coffin & of a large banner of his face.

(White House: John Cochran) The new opening for peace in the Middle East with Arafat's death examined; scenes shown of President Bush with British Prime Minister Tony Blair; details given of the Bush strategy for a peace process. [BUSH - says we have a great chance for a Palestinian state; promises to develop a strategy for helping.]

Jennings, Peter;
Cochran, John

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