ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 1971
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(Studio) Israel Prime Min. Golda Meir says Egypt statements nearly destroy all hope for peace; Egypt wants Israel to pull back from Suez Canal 80 mi.; Israel has offered to pull back 10 mile; United States trying to arrange 25 mile compromise. Jews celebrating Passover at same time Christians hold Good Friday ceremonies this year
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Tourists arriving at 5 times rate of last year; airport and hotels crowded; Christians visiting Jerusalem; flood of tourists expected to continue despite danger of Middle E. War.
REPORTER: Russell Jones
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