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Anti-american Riot Breaks out in Amman Cinema when Phantoms Seen on Screen

An anti-American riot broke out in an Amman movie house last night where the audience was viewing the John Wayne war film, “The Green Berets.” When United States jets bombing the Viet Cong in Vietnam appeared on the screen, someone shouted “Phantoms, Phantoms.” The audience went wild, ripping down the screen, uprooting seats and smashing the glass in the theater lobby, according to reports received here.

The “Phantoms” are the American F-4 supersonic jet fighter-bombers the U.S. has sold to Israel. The first consignment was delivered in Israel last week.