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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli government reported preventing food convoy from entering Gaza Strip. Defense minister Yitzhak Rabin quoted. Report introduced.

(Gaza, Israel: Bob Simon) Israeli troops shown firing upon Palestinian refugees in Ramallah, Israel. Palestinians noted portrayed as only victims in struggle. Victimized Israeli families featured; Shlomo Sakah's murder mentioned. Asrael Barrach's story featured. [BARRACH - says children were killed because were Jews.] [Mohammed ROSWANA - says also victim.] Details given of daughter's murder by Israeli troops. [ROSWANA - says daughter died for no reason.] Uncompromising nature of Palestinian and Israeli victims discussed. [Ex-mayor of Nablus, Israel, Bassam Alabama-SHAKAA - comments on having legs blown off by Israelis.] Shakaa's career discussed. [BARRACH - says was forced to keep order.] [ROSWANA - says lost everything.] Struggle noted being over land.

(Studio: Dan Rather) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported meeting with Greek prime min. regarding Gaza Strip, Israel, crisis. Report introduced..117

(Cairo, Egypt: Doug Tunnell) Arab leaders' policy with regard to aiding Palestinians discussed. Egypt and Syria's policies toward Palestinian dilemma discussed; details given, scenes shown. Lebanese Arabs noted claiming will support Israel's Palestinians. [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Fouad AJAMI - says Arab world has turned away from Palestinian problem.] [Advr. to President Hosni Mubarak, Osama El BAZ - denies Ajami's assertions.] Jordan's King Hussein I noted crushing emergence of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in 1970; scenes shown. [Sociologist Saad Eddin IBRAHIM - says Palestinians will fight for rights.] Egyptian support for Palestinians discussed. [Egyptian WOMAN - says Egyptians have lost enough.] Arab efforts to settle problem peacefully noted failing. [Egyptian government advisor Tahsin BASHIR - says Arabs could have done more for peace.] Situation noted having no obvious solution.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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