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CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 29, 1973
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(Studio) Syrian President Assad warns Israel against renewed fighting unless cease-fire returns Syrian lands.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Cairo, Egypt) Egyptians believe blood surplus in Cairo reflects small loss of troops. Citizens don't know blood plasma can't reach trapped 3rd army and Israelis supply own blood plasma to Egyptian army. Egyptian government has not broken news of war's outcome to people. Cairo government trains civilian militia men now supposedly to back up Egyptian army. [Dr Gamal SAMI - reports huge number of trainees all over Egypt prepare to battle.] Egyptians must be preparing for next confrontation; `73 war over.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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