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Maalot Massacre #234336

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 15, 1974
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(Studio) Arab terrorists attack inside Israel.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Maalot, Israel) 3 guerrillas take nearly 100 school children hostage, demanding release 20 terrorists held prisoner in Israel. Soldiers and police surround school building Israelis attack 1/2 hour before deadline for demands. Film of attack shown. Several children dead; many wounded; 3 guerrillas also dead. Wild grief follows attack.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Jerusalem, Israel) Prime Min. Golda Meir wearily tells Israeli people of tragic loss in Maalot. Israel cabinet forced to make decision to attack; details given.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Among terrorists to be released was Kozo Okamoto, 1 of 3 Japanese gunmen attacking Tel Aviv airport 2 yrs ago. Arab attack forced Secretary State Henry Kissinger to postpone peace efforts Kissinger shocked and outraged. Senator, White House, Pope Paul's reactions discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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