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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 29, 1984
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(Studio) Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir's continued efforts to form new government in Israel reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Hebron, Israel) Controversy over election of extremist Rabbi Meir Kahane to Knesset examined; his effort to expel all Arabs from Israel and move Dome of the Rock to new location to build Jewish settlement cited as example [KAHANE - will warn Arab Knesset member Tawfik Toubi of expulsion in his first speech to parliament.] [TOUBI - thinks Kahane should be in prison or mental asylum rather than in Knesset.] Concern over extent of Kahane's following and media coverage noted. [KAHANE - explains his perception of Israel's struggle, racism.] [TOUBI - suggests Kahane stay away from Arab villages.] PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) response to Kahane's election explained.

Dean, Morton;
McNeill, Don

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