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Middle E. War / United States Policy #23281

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1973
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(Studio) United States airlifts to Israel in full swing.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) United States hoped for cooperation from USSR to end Middle E. war; however USSR airlifts to Arab cntrys. increase United States decides to even up military balance in area with airlifts to Israel, according to official State Department report by spokesperson Robert McCloskey. Supplies by United States and USSR not itemized. In speech to Vietnam Medal of Honor winners, President alludes to past military steps. [NIXON - describes American policy in current Mid. E. war. American to be peacemaker, hopefully.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

(Studio) Mil. supplies already arriving in Israel.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Exclusive ABC film shows United States airlifts landing in Israel. Supplies aboard planes unknown.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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