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Mideast / United States Peace Plan / Fighting #211223

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 29, 1970
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(Studio) United States Mideast peace plan splits Arabs; Iraq and Syria against, United Arab Republic and Jordan for it; Iraq puts 10,000 troops in Jordan under Palestinian guerrilla control and defies King Hussein; Israeli cabinet split on issue.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Jerusalem, Israel) [Menahem BEGIN - says problem matter of nation] [Dep. Prime Min. Yigal ALLON - says Arab ldrs speeches leave little room for optimism.] Prime Min. Golda Meir won't agree to peace plan till cabinet unanimous. [MEIR - says is always optimist.]
REPORTER: Larry Pomeroy

(Studio) London paper reports Soviet pilots downed Israeli Jet over Suez Canal.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Pomeroy, Larry

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