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Mideast / Soviet Aid / US #10174

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 29, 1970
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(Studio) Soviet pilots flying Egyptian planes; no anti-Israel combat yet, but feared imminent; Israel sees military balance change, not crises.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Golda Meir doesn't want to fight USSR ; wants US planes; jet need may grow critical if Sovs. join air war.
REPORTER: Russell Jones

(Studio) Nixon orders new Mideast intelligence evaluation.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) Soviet escalation should cause Nixon policy reversal, United States jet sale to Israel to protect balance; 150 Soviet pilots in latest jets take up Egyptian air defense; Soviet missiles installed around cities; could be big trouble.
REPORTER: John Scali

Jones, Russell;
Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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