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US-Israel Relations #285953

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 02, 1982
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(Studio) Israel reported rejecting President Reagan's Mideast peace proposal.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's cabinet said fearing plan will establish Palestinian state; specific proposals and Israeli reaction outlined on screen. Reaction of deputy prime minister David Levi noted. [Deputy foreign minister Yehuda Ben-MEIR - rejects creation of Palestinian state.] [Opposition leader Shimon PERES - supports Reagan plan.] Begin's mtg. with Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger described.

(Santa Barbara, California) President Reagan's motive behind speech and his aide's reaction described. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - isn't surprised at Israel's reaction.] [Jimmy CARTER - hopes all Mideast ptys. involved will begin dialogue.] Probable role of Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Issue of occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip discussed; historical background to region recalled. President Reagan's proposal for area mentioned. Reactions of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) foreign minister, King Hussein of Jordan noted.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(New York City) Reactions of Jewish Americans examined. [Bernard BERKE, Martin MASSED, Adel IREIGE, Dr. M.T. MEDHI, American Jewish Committee spokesperson Norman PODHORETZ, World Jewish Congress spokesperson Rabbi Arthur SCHNEIER, Norman LIPOFF, "Israel Today" spokesperson Phil BLAZER, Tony SAYEGH - react to President's proposals.]
REPORTER: Liz Trotta

Faw, Bob;
Kuralt, Charles;
Plante, Bill;
Trotta, Liz

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