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Israel / Obama Visit #1047054

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Chuck Todd) President Obama's trip to Israel where he spoke about military action in Syria and Iran featured; scenes shown of him joking about red lines with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. [OBAMA – speaks against the use of chemical weapons in Syria.] [NETANYAHU – says the president is determined to prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons.] [In October 2012 interview, OBAMA – comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.]

(Jerusalem: Richard Engel) Israel’s efforts to seal off its borders in response to the Arab Spring uprising featured; scenes shown of fences along the borders with Egypt and Syria; map shown. [Israeli southern brigade commander Col. Royee BEARY†- comments on the fence construction.] [MAN – says we know the whole thing is going to explode.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Obama and Netanyahu shown joking with reporter Chuck Todd about asking too many questions during their press conference. [OBAMA – calls Todd incorrigible.] [NETANYAHU – tells Todd not to hog it.]

Williams, Brian;
Todd, Chuck;
Engel, Richard

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