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Christmas / Holy Land / Mideast #29819

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 24, 1974
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(Studio) Christmas not tranquil in Holy Land. Egypt, Syria, Lebanon put armies on alert. Israelis search visitors to Bethlehem, part of Occupied Jordan, seeking Arabs terrorists.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Bethlehem, Occupied Jordan) Bethlehem described. Manger Sq. huge parking lot. Decorations, soldiers, police everywhere. Arab terrorism, demonstrations watched for. 1000's Christians visit Bethlehem. [TOURISTS - express views with regard to Bethlehem.] Tourists crowd Church of the Nativity. Carols sung.
REPORTER: Jim Giggans

Giggans, Jim;
Reasoner, Harry

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