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Mideast Developments/ Israel / Begin Interview #262519

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Ramallah, West Bank) Arab strikes and protests in Ramallah, west bank, due to view of Egypt-Israel treaty as sellout of Palestinians stated; films shown. Response of nearby Jewish settlers detailed; "vigilantes" noted to be members of Gush Emunim. [Naaman LOURIE - comments.] Vigilante arrest of Arab boy and Israeli police lack of response filmed, reported Mil. gov. of west bank quoted with regard to Gush Emunim actions in Ramallah.

(Studio) Interview with Menahem Begin shown. [BEGIN - responds to reporter's questions.] Begin quoted with regard to US-Israel mutual defense pact and port of Haifa. Egyptian official quoted with regard to United States occupation of Sinai airbase.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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