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Mideast Dialogue: Highlights from Nightline in the Holy Land #1004450

PBS Special for Sunday, Jun 05, 1988

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  • PBS re-airing of the highlights of an ABC Nightline special series, focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Part I focuses on the history of Israel as told by both Israelis and Palestinians. Part II features a debate between Palestinian and Israeli leaders. Part III is an interview between Ted Koppel and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzakh Shamir, as well as between Marvin Kalb and Ted Koppel.
  • Coverage includes participation by anchors Marvin Kalb and Ted Koppel, correspondents Judd Rose James Walker, correspondent Dean Reynolds, John Lawrence, and Bill Blakemore.
  • Includes analysis by and interviews with former Israeli General Uri ben-Ari, former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban, writer Yizhar Smilanski, former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Meron Benvenisti, historian Walid Khalidi, former Governor of Jerusalem Anwar Kateeb, Abdul-Aziz Abuhadba, Naim Tarazi, a resident of Jerusalem, hospital worker Anan Attereh, Private Rami Eitan, Brigadier General Ze'ev Livne and Lieutenant Dani Rivlin, Israeli soldiers, Ilan Seidner, a reservist, Sari Nusseiba, professor at Bir Zeit University, writer Amos Elon, Palestinian attorney Jonathan Kuttab, and various unidentified others.
  • The panel discussion features the participation of Dr. Hanan Mikhail-Ashrawi, Arts Dean at Bir Zeit University, Eliahu ben-Elissar and Ehud Olmert, members of the Likud Party sitting in the Knesset, Saeb Erakat, professor at the an-Najah University, Dr. Haider Abdul-Shafi, President of the Gaza Red Crescent Society, Deddi Zucker, member of the Citizens Rights Party sitting in the Knesset, and Haim Ramon, member of the Labor Party sitting in the Knesset.
  • Reporter(s):
    Reynolds, Dean;
    Blakemore, Bill;
    Rose, Judd;
    Lawrence, John;
    Walker, James

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