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Mideast / Arafat and PLO #82242

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1983
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(Studio) Report on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and Palestinians. Israel mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(NYC) Films of Arafat and Mideast incidents shown. Failure of Arafat's mission in April, 1983, to make deal with Jordan's King Hussein for Palestinian homeland on West Bank next to Israel noted; reaction against him of other Palestinian figures described. Effect of split among Palestinians on Israel, President Hafez al-Assad of Syria and Arabs in general cited. Situation for US, Israel and others with present status of Arafat and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) examined. Hamlet mentioned.
REPORTER: Richard Threlkeld

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:02:50

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