× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research, but is still fulfilling loan requests. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Israel / Violence #320036

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 03, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli soldier reported killing Palestinian in West Bank, Israel. Death toll since uprising began given. Report introduced.

(W. Bank, Israel: Bob Simon) Israeli settlers reported being targets for Palestinian rioters; details given, scenes shown. [MAN - says Arabs innocent.] Israeli commuter shown recovering from head injury. Palestinian boy shown recovering from leg wound. [Palestinian MAN - describes boy's injury.] Soldiers shown firing at school children. Nablus curfew mentioned. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - comments on how long curfew to last.] Negotiations and Reagan administration's actions mentioned. Moderates quoted. Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir and Israeli settlers shown planting trees symbolizing permanence. [SHAMIR - says settlers be strong and Palestinians be quiet.] Rioting noted increase when negotiations suggested.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Reagan administration reported announcing specialists planning trip to Mideast, facilitating Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations. Assistant Secretary of State Richard Murphy mentioned going to Syria, Saudi Arabia and other countries. Report introduced.

(DC: Wyatt Andrews) Reagan administration reported viewing Israeli situation as top priority. [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - comments on peace in Mideast.] Peace plan illustration [Israeli ambassador to United States Moshe ARAD - comments on need for peace.] Occupied territories' street fighting reported inducing possible Israeli compromise. ["Journal of Palestine Studies" spokesperson Hisham SHARABI - says Palestinians have new self-confidence.] [Ex-Mideast envoy Sol LINOWITZ - comments on proposed plan.] State Department officials quoted.

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.