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Mideast #268244

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 12, 1980
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(Studio) Difficulties on Israeli-occupied West Bank reported Birzeit Univ. featured.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Birzeit, North Bank) Institution described. Scenes shown. Confrontation between Arab students and Israeli rulers reported Scenes shown. Students said protesting deportation of West Bank mayors and military powers in academic matters. [President Birzeit Univ. Gabi BARAMKI - says university not anti-Israeli.] Palestinian pols. on campus noted. [WOMAN - says students all want liberation of Palestine.] [MAN - explains reason for demonstrations.] [Hebrew Univ. Menahem MILSON - says Birzeit is headquarters for propaganda against Camp David accords.] Palestinian wedding with pol. overtones reported Scenes shown. [MILSON - says Israel can't accept students' point of view.] Possible closing of Birzeit said considered.

Cronkite, Walter;
Simon, Bob

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