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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 05, 1979
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(Studio) Israeli government reported reversing self and releasing Nablus mayor, dropping deportation order; the west bank mayor's alleged support of Palestinian terrorism recalled. Response to today's action by Egypt and US cited
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Nablus, West Bank) Nablus arrival of Bassam Shakaa featured; films shown Events leading to Shakaa's arrest and eventual release outlined. West bank and Gaza mayors, who had resigned in support of Shakaa, reported going back to work. [SHAKAA - (thru interpreter) says his release is victory for all Palestinians.] Israeli response noted.

(Studio) Jewish settlers, near Nablus, reported agreeing to move to new site; details given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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