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Mideast / Fighting / Meetings / Viewpoints #1875

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 25, 1968
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(Studio) Israel and Jordan fire across Jordan River. Jordan For. Min. has orders from King Hussein to seek indirect negotiations with Israel through UN. Hussein in Cairo to confer with President Gamal Abdel Nasser.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Cairo, Egypt) 2 leaders greet each other. Rptd. Nasser also trying to set up indirect talks with Israel. Israel wants direct talks.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds Narrates

(Cairo, Egypt) In June, 1967, reporter rode with same taxi driver as now and told him about 6 day war. [Taxi DRIVER - says didn't believe reporter back then. Nasser only man strong enough to take our Mideast rights. Another war depends on decision of Israel.]
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israel been on verge of war with Arabs since founded. [ISRAELI - says we'll win another war. Don't want empire; just small country to live in. ] Israel says Arabs couldn't win war now. War seems inevitable.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel

Beutel, Bill;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank

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