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Yamit / Middle E. Conflict #230560

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1973
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(Studio) Since 1967, Israel occupies Sinai peninsula formerly held by Egypt. Israel plans to development large chunk of Sinai; peace negotiations in Middle E. may be complicated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Yamit, Occupied Sinai) On coast of Occupied Sinai, Israeli town to be built; brainchild of Moshe Dayan. Full plans outlined. [Israeli defense min. DAYAN - explains Yamit and new residents for city.] Dayan questioned about present inhabitants. [DAYAN - says very few inhabitants live in area, but they may remain in new city Yamit.] By building Jewish city, new Arab-Israeli boundary to be bone of contention.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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