CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 09, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's envoy Richard Murphy reported beginning talks with Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir regarding Israeli-Arab peace prospects. Palestinians reported being killed in West Bank and Gaza, Israel. Death toll given. Report introduced.
(W. Bank, Israel: Bob Simon) Israeli army shown combatting Palestinians in West Al Amari, Israel; details given, scenes shown. Palestinian activists quoted regarding violence-induced progress. [Palestinian journalist Maher Abu KHATER - comments on situation.] Israeli army's traditional views on war outlined.
(Studio: Dan Rather) "48 Hrs." reported addressing Israeli troubles. Report introduced.
(Studio: Bernard Goldberg) Israeli unrest reported among civilians. Difficulty of situation noted due to profound convictions of conflicting ideologies. [Jewish settler Mosha KOESTLER - says Arabs won't get land and Arabs throw rocks because they hate Jews.] Violent scenes shown. [Arab WOMAN - says Jews take everything.] [Jewish SETTLER - comments on peace.] [Arab MAN - comments on Palestinian desires.] Both sides noted believing other is wrong. [PALESTINIAN -(thru translator) wants Jews to withdraw.] [KOESTLER - comments on situation.] Symbolic nature of land discussed.
(Studio: DR, Bernard Goldberg) Arab scholar quoted regarding impossibility of settling stalemate.
(Studio: Dan Rather) "48 Hrs." broadcast time announced.