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Analysis (Soviet Jews / Detente ) / Austria / Israel #226013

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1973
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(Studio) United Nations rejects proposal to take over operation of transit station for Soviet Jews immigrating to Israel. Way station formally operated by Austrians. However, Netherlands may consider providing transit center for Jews. Egypt's minister of tourism to personally thank Austrian Chancellor Kreisky for decision to close transit station Israeli cabinet condemns Arab guerrillas' demand for way station to be closed in return for 4 hostages taken last week Eric Sevareid reflects.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Studio) Immigrating Soviet Jews pose touchy topic for United States and USSR as well as Israel. President and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger hope to dissuade Congress from withholding most favored nation status till Soviet Jews allowed to emigrate freely. President and Kissinger fear detente to be upset by such Congress action. However, Israel able to influence Soviet Jew's immigration also.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid

Cronkite, Walter;
Sevareid, Eric

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