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Israel / West Bank #281939

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 04, 1982
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(Studio) Israel reported terminating teaching positions of several foreign instructors, include Americans, on West Bank due to their refusal to promise not to help PLO.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Bethlehem, Israel) [English professor Sarah KOH - wouldn't do anything to offend host cntry.] [Colonel Yigal KARMON - thinks instructors want permission to assist PLO.] Defense of Israeli requirement outlined. [Physics professor Peter FOURNIER - implies such document inhibits his effectiveness as teacher.] Impact of event on Bethlehem Univ. faculty and students noted. [Brother Thomas SCANLAN - notes impact on graduating seniors.] [KARMON - won't acquiesce to efforts to legitimize PLO.] Shift in Israel's education priorities on West Bank under Begin government noted.

Faw, Bob;
Schieffer, Bob

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