CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United Nations resolution against deportation of Palestinians discussed. Report introduced.
(Gaza, Israel: Bob Simon) United States reported criticizing Israeli deportation of Palestinian protesters at UN. [For. minister Shimon PERES - defends Israeli actions.] Scenes shown of street battles in West Bank, Israel. Troops mentioned using less live ammunition. [Knesset member Meir COHEN-AVIDOV - defends Israeli actions.] Children shown throwing rocks at troops. [Attorney Jonathan KUTTAB - praises United States position on Palestinian protests.] Israeli officers quoted. [Knesset member Dan MERIDOR - comments on situation.] Scenes shown of Gaza, Israel, detention camps. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - comments on Israeli actions.] Gaza barricades shown.
(DC: Bill Plante) United States criticism of Israel at United Nations discussed. [Conf. of Major American Jewish Orgs. spokesperson Morris ABRAM - criticizes United States action.] Reagan admin. spokesperson noted asserting United States not supporting Palestinian violence but affirming human rights. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - comments on United States- Israeli relations] Perceptions noted being as important as policies. Arab Americans quoted. [American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee spokesperson Abdeen JABARA - says admin. sending Israel message.] American Jews' criticism of Reagan administration noted. [Union of American Hebrew Congregations spokesperson Rabbi Alexander SCHINDLER - says Israel should be aided in peace process.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - comments on situation.] White House officials quoted.