CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 19, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Violence reported continuing between Israeli troops and Palestinian protestors in occupied Israel. Secretary of State George Shultz' visit discussed. Report introduced.
(W. Bank, Israel: Bob Simon) Palestinian shown provoking troops and then being captured. [Dep. chief of staff Major General Ehud BARAK - says youth provoked violence used against him.] CBS News cameraman shown being mishandled by troops in Jerusalem. Plan to keep Jerusalem peaceful during Shultz' visit discussed; details given, scenes shown. Shultz noted visiting Moscow, USSR , prior to Israel visit. USSR noted likely to endorse United States peace plan for Mideast; other countries supporting peace plan listed. United States peace plan's ignoring PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) discussed. [Palestinian Academic Society spokesperson Mahdi Abdul HADI - urges United States to include PLO.] Situation noted having no simple remedy.
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