CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 30, 1976
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(Studio) 5 Israeli-Arabs killed by Israeli security during rioting triggered by Communist-called strike. Most violence occurred in Arab towns of north Galilee region.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Israel) Violence occurs between rock-throwing Israeli Arabs and armed Jewish soldiers and police. 5 Arabs killed; others hurt. 300 arrested. Communist party and leftist groups called 1 day general strike. [Nazareth mayor Tewfik ZAYAD - says we want equality.] Border patrol chasing demonstrators broke into Zayad's home. Israel faces trouble on both sides of pre-1967 borders. Schools and shops closed in sympathy strike along occupied west bank. Crowd of Israeli Arabs and Jews roughly dispersed from parliament. Police say they only maintained security.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
(Lebanon) Palestinians in refugee camps support Arab demonstrators. Gunmen march with protesters. Marches canceled in Beirut but indoor rally held. Dr. George Habash of radical popular front for liberation of Palestine puts aside his differences with moderates like PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader, Yasir Arafat. Arafat has been working for Lebanese cease-fire. Arafat says Israel is common enemy and warns against interference against leftist plans for Lebanon.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell
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