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Middle E. War / Fighting #226106

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1973
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(Studio) Reports from areas of fighting follow.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Fighting heavy on Golan Heights. Syria's and Israel's differing versions of fight reviewed.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(London, England) Syrian television film released, revealing Syrian attacks on Israeli planes. Captured Israeli pilots also shown.

(Studio) Next report comes from Sinai Peninsula.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Sinai Peninsula) Israeli and Egyptian versions of war reviewed; goals outlined. Israeli troops react to new war with cocky enthusiasm.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Cairo, Egypt) Cairo charges Israel shells Port Said along Suez Canal, killing some civilians. Egyptians claim to have captured Israeli hold, Qantara. Both sides insist they're winning.
REPORTER: Bob Allison

(Studio) In Tel Aviv, Israeli chief of staff Lieutenant General David Elazar holds news brief.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) [ELAZAR - insists Israel to continue counterattack against Arab attacking forces.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Arab support for Egypt and Syria widespread. Iraq, Algeria, Morocco actively support cause against Israel. Jordan remains on sidelines in Middle E. war so far.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Allison, Bob;
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Quint, Bert;
Simon, Bob

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