ABC Evening News for Sunday, May 17, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.
(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Israeli foreign minister Shimon Peres' United States visit to promote his plan for international Mideast peace conference described; scenes shown. His scheduled mtgs. with Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned. [PERES - wants United States backing of peace proposal.] Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's opposition to idea noted. [SHULTZ - refers to David Ben-Gurion.]
(Tel Aviv, Israel: Dean Reynolds) Pol. upheaval here over dispute between Peres and Shamir on peace conference issue discussed; scenes shown. [SHAMIR - dismisses Peres' standing in government] [Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - comments.] Basis of dispute and impact on coalition government described. [Communications minister Amnon RUBENSTEIN - fears government's destruction.] [Labor party member Moshe SHAHAL - wants new elecs.]