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Mideast Developments / Israeli Peace Movement #257514

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 24, 1978
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(Studio) Division of Israelis over government's peace policies, since President Sadat's visit in November, noted. Prime Min. Begin's reaffirmation of position on withdrawal from occupied lands, made in speech on west bank, stated. Call on Begin to moderate his stand, by group of professors and academicians in Tel Aviv, cited as part of growing Israeli peace movement
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Details given about peace movement, called Peace Now, which began with letter from number of reserve army officers to Begin and subsequent rally in Tel Aviv. [Peace Now leader David MARKUS - says purpose is to show that most Israelis prefer peace to territories, settlements in west bank, etc.] [Mvt. leader Harold SGAN-COHEN - notes feeling that stumbling block to peace is now government and particularly Begin's stubbornness in territorial compromise issue.] Mvt. leaders' emphasis on fact that they don't advocate peace at any price noted. [Mvt. leader Tzali RESHEF - says they have to be very cautious, think many times before making concessions.] Begin supporters' view of peace movement as political threat and organization of counterrally detailed. [Begin supporter Hanan ABRAMSON - states purpose of his movement is to show Israel and world that maj. in Israel support government and its move toward peace.] Sadat visit mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:03:40

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