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Israeli National Elections / United States / Israel #226962

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 31, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli national elections held. Prime Min. Golda Meir fights for political life against challenger Begin.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Record number of Israelis turn out for vote. Mrs. Meir and defense minister Moshe Dayan both suffer character casualties following Mid. E. war. Begin's hard-line hawkish political view reviewed. Soldier vote considered very important Soldiers react to national elections. Campaign's key issue involves Geneva peace conference
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) White House keeps eye on Israeli national elections.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(San Clemente, California) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger reports favorably to President with regard to Mid. E. Negotiations at peace conference to become more active after elections. News has favorable effect on oil crisis. If Kissinger correct, Arab oil embargo may be lifted from United States.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

Fenton, Tom;
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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