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Israel / POWs #23522

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Golda Meir to visit Washington, DC Thursday Defense Min. Moshe Dayan relates agreement between Arabs and Israelis to exchange wounded POWs but not all POWs.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Jerusalem, Israel) Friends and relatives of POWs demonstrate outside Israeli parliament for release of prisoners. Demonstrators react emotionally to POWs. Inside parliament, leader of opposition criticizes Golda Meir's decision to supply trapped Egyptian 3rd army with supplies and suggests supplies be cut till POWs released. [Opposition leader Menahem BEGIN - insists Israel must use pressure to get POWs. POWs badly mistreated in previous wars.] Dayan states United States pressure forced Israel to supply 3rd army.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Pictures of POWs, viewed by Israeli families, help identify prisoners held by Arabs. Arabs refuse to release names of captured Israelis. Citizens react to Arabs' refusal to release names. Tonight Israel reports Egypt will submit names of POWs; Syria makes no comment.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime Min. Golda Meir visits Israeli troops in Israeli-occupied Egyptian territory. Mil. stalemate conts. Small UN force between Egyptians and Israelis would do little good if fighting breaks out again outside Suez City.
REPORTER: George Watson

Reporter(s):
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill;
Watson, George
Duration:
00:06:00

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