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Tel Aviv Attack #239363

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 1975
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(Studio) Israeli soldiers storm hotel on Tel Aviv's beach front, ending 6 hour siege by Arab terrorists. At least 13 killed, incling. 7 of 8 guerrillas.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Terrorists arrive on beach in 2 small boats around midnight. At least 1 soldier and 2 civilians killed as guerrillas take over hotel; guerrillas' demands outlined. Just before dawn, special Israeli troops storm hotel. All day, rescue workers search through hotel rubble for more victims. Later in day, Israeli soldiers again storm hotel, killing 1 terrorist and capturing the last one alive. [Prime Min. Itzhak RABIN - says Israel determined not to negotiate with murderers' organization.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) President Ford strongly deplores attack. Strong condemnation also comes from Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(London, England) [KISSINGER - underlines importance of making progress toward peace. Condemns Tel Aviv attack.] Demonstrators in Wales protest several United States foreign policies and Kissinger. New cycle of violence won't break momentum of peace efforts in Mid. E.; Kissinger has agreement in mind for Egypt and Israel; details given.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) In Egypt, government spokesperson says Tel Aviv attack emphasizes need for quick progress for Mid. E. peace. Wkly. paper in Cairo condemns PLO's past actions; suggests dispute between Egypt and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) growing.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Kalb, Marvin
Duration:
00:06:10

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