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Meir / Resignation #30887

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 10, 1974
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(Studio) Israel's Prime Minister Golda Meir announces her resignation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Jerusalem, Israel) Critics charge defense minister Moshe Dayan is responsible for errors of October war. Dep. prime minister leads attack on Dayan; chief of staff during 6 day war likely to succeed Dayan. As Mrs. Meir's government crumbles, resignation seems only way out. Israeli foreign minister Abba Eban's position could be at stake also.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Studio) Word of Mrs. Meir's resignation reaches Washington, DC before Syrian delegation arrives for crucial Mid. E. disengagement talks with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(DC) United States officials feel paralysis of Israeli government could endanger disengagement talks. If disengagement talks delayed. Syrian president Hafez al-Assad likely to face dissent from home. Syrian delegation's main topics for disengagement talks outlined. Chief of Syrian intelligence heads delegation.
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow

Kaplow, Herbert;
Reasoner, Harry;
Seamans, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.

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