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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 19, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported agreeing to Arab-Israeli peace talks in DC. Mtg. reported to be held simultaneously with United States-USSR summit. Report introduced.

(E. Jerusalem, Israel: Bob Simon) Scenes shown of Jordan's West Bank violence. Palestinian-American Mubarak Awad shown organizing nonviolent resistance to Israeli occupation. [AWAD - says trying to resist same way Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi or Martin Luther King, Junior would have.] Awad's founding of the Palestinian Sector for the Study of Nonviolence noted. Israeli government interior minister's letter ordering Awad to leave cntry. mentioned. Awad's friends shown demonstrating against his expulsion. [AWAD - says will not leave.] [Rabbi Jeremy MILGRAM - says government fears Awad.] [SHAMIR - says government has just cause to ask Awad to leave.] [For. min. Shimon PERES - refuses comment.] [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN -refuses comment.] Liberal Parliamentary mbrs.' comments featured. [Knesset member Dedi ZUCKER - says he is ashamed of Israel's actions.] American official's support of Awad noted. [Dep. United States consul general Edwin CUBBISON - hopes Awad can remain.] Awad shown talking to fellow Israelis.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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