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Middle East / Christmas In Bethlehem #319496

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Dec 24, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Bethlehem, Israel: Bob Simon) Christmas in Bethlehem today featured; scenes shown of curfew in protest of Israeli occupation. [Mayor Elias FREIJ - says people are not in the mood to celebrate.] Protest by Israeli peace movement in Tel Aviv calling for negotiations with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reported, shown. [Parliament member Amnon RUBINSTEIN - comments on peace hopes.] Scenes shown from Bethlehem of Shiloh Baptist Church choir from Washington, DC singing "Silent Night" and of mass held by Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem.

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:02:30

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