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Israel / Pol. Scandal / Oil Exploration #250409

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 14, 1977
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(Studio) Pol. scandal in Israel could ruin prime Min. Yitzhak Rabin's chances to receive Labor party nomination for reelection in May. Guilty plea of business and political leader Asher Yadlin with regard to real estate kickbacks in Tel Aviv noted; Yadlin says money went to Labor party; Rabin not tied to case, but could suffer from it. Israel has begun oil exploration in Gulf of Suez, which US State Department says violates 70-yr.-old international agreement. Criticism is on eve of Mid. East trip of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:00:50

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