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Soviet Jews / Austria / Israel #23508

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 03, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli premier Golda Meir fails to change Austrian Chancellor Bruno Kreisky's decision to close transit station to Soviet Jews immigrating to Israel. United States expresses disappointment over Kreisky's decision; President reacts in news conference
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) [NIXON - hopes Kreisky will reconsider decision because govts. simply can't bow to terrorist group blackmail.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim rejects Austrian suggestion for United Nations to take over transit station Rumors also name Holland as possible successor for transit station duties.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Mrs. Meir returns to Israel after meeting with Kreisky. [Golda MEIR - believes Austria's decision hurts all mankind.] Large groups of emigrants from USSR must be handled somehow now that transit stn. to be closed.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Israeli cabinet calls on Austria to give free and unlimited passage to Soviet Jews immigrating to Israel.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

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

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