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Israel / United Nations / West Bank Protests #244985

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 22, 1976
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(Studio) Israel attends United Nations Security Council debate on Israeli occupation of Arab territory.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Israel sits down with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) for 1st time. [PLO observer to UN, Zehdi Labib TERZI - says encouraging that Arabs standing up to forces of occupation and foreign domination after waiting for years for international redress.] Terzi says occupation forces (Israel) used brutal means of suppression. [Israeli United Nations ambassador Chain HERZOG - says United Nations called away from debates re: world peace just so PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) can be accommodated.] Herzog says incidents on w. bank of Jordan River incited by false propaganda and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) trying to sabotage April 12 elections.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Jerusalem, Israel) West bank Arabs outraged when Israeli magistrate says Jews have right to pray on Mt. Moriah. March 14, 1976, film shown. Site is holy to different religions, but has been holy place to Moslems for 13 centuries. Israeli supreme court says government can stop Jews from praying there.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Hebron, Occupied Jordan) Israeli paratroopers called to area to quell new Arab protests. Students erect burning barricades. Shops closed. Mayor and town council decide to withdraw their resignations. Officials of 6 other towns still refuse to cooperate with Israeli occupation forces. [Jerusalem Mayor Teddy KOLLEK - says government should have been decisive when ruling 1st came out and protests began.] Premier Yitzhak Rabin has put off decision with regard to unauthorized Jewish settlement on west bank.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Hottelet, Richard C.
Duration:
00:04:00

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