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Special Assignment (The Palestinians) (Part I) #112228

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 07, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(W. Bank: Pierre Salinger) Historical roots of Israel-Palestinian conflict featured; details given, scenes shown of current unrest. [Lecturer Birzeit Univ. Sari NUSSEIBAH - predicts increase resistance leading to blood bath.] New generation of educated, but frustrated, Palestinians described; scenes shown. [W. Bank Data Base Project spokesperson Meron BENVENISTI - talks about Palestinian attitudes.] Poll results on Israeli public's support of policy during recent demonstrations reported [Israeli Knesset member Dan MERIDOR - explains need for tough policy.] Dilemma facing Israel in area described. [Israeli Knesset member Abba EBAN - discusses difficulty of ruling over foreign people.] [NUSSEIBAH - discusses lack of leadership among Palestinians.] [MERIDOR - blames PLO.] [BENVENISTI - predicts more bloodshed.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Tonight's "Nightline" announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Salinger, Pierre

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