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Israel / Palestinians / United States Cong. Aides' Visit #117637

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(W. Bank: Hilary Bowker) Visit by group of United States congress aides to Jerusalem to witness conflict in Israeli-occupied territories reported [US congress aide James DECHAINES - says he came to see Palestinians' side of story.] American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) reported paying for aides' fact-finding trip. [Israeli Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - calls tour artificial and biased.] [Committee spokesperson Daoud KUTTAB - says Israelis are afraid their credibility will be hurt.] Efforts by Palestinians to sway American public opinion on grassroots level reported; scenes shown of visit by church educator Phyllis Mizell. [MIZELL, Palestinian Youseff HIREMI - discuss demolition of his house by Israelis.]

Bowker, Hilary;
Jarriel, Tom

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