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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Middle East introduced; photos shown from Gaza and Rishon Letzion and Beer Sheva in Israel.

(Jerusalem: Stephanie Gosk) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s trip to the region to discuss a cease-fire featured; details given about the US designation of Hamas as a terrorist organization and the role of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi; scenes shown of damage in Beer Sheva, Israeli soldiers near the border. [CLINTON – outlines the goal of peace talks.] [NBC diplomacy analyst former Ambassador Dennis ROSS†- says the challenge will be to make sure everybody understands the commitments the same way.] [Israeli Ministry of Defense spokesman Joshua HANTMAN†- says we don’t think any country in the world would tolerate such a situation.] [SOLDIER – says nobody wants to go into a fire.]

(Gaza: Richard Engel) The day of violence in Gaza reviewed; scenes shown of the bombed-out buildings and cars, injured children, rockets firing, Gazans fleeing to schools after a leaflet warned them to evacuate.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Andrea Mitchell) The significance of President Obama’s order for Clinton to go to the Middle East featured.

Williams, Brian;
Gosk, Stephanie;
Engel, Richard;
Mitchell, Andrea

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