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US-Israel Relations / Pollard Case #107974

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 14, 1987
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Contd. strain on US-Israeli relations over Jonathan Pollard spy case examined; details given, scenes shown. [For. min. Shimon PERES - denies Pollard's claim that his operation was ordered by Israeli government echelon.] Criticism over Israeli government's promotion of Pollard's espionage supvs. Rafael Eitan and Colonel Aviem Sella noted; Sella mentioned indicted for espionage in US. [Conf. of American Jewish Orgs. spokesperson Morris ABRAM - believes Israel has been slow to perceive nature of incident.] Israel press criticism that commission appointed to investigate Pollard affair is whitewash explained. [PERES - defs. validity of commission]

Reynolds, Dean;
Sullivan, Kathleen

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