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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli troops reported cracking down on Palestinians in Israel's occupied territories. Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported arriving in DC to discuss situation. Report introduced.
(DC: Bill Plante) Shamir reported refusing to compromise position by accepting Secretary of State George Shultz's Mideast peace plan. Shamir quoted. [SHAMIR - says Israel must be recognized as state before peace can be achieved.] Shultz's peace plan illustration [State Department spokesperson Charles REDMAN - comments on plan's aim.] Shamir noted insisting '78 Camp David accord be used as guide to peace. United States officials mentioned asserting Camp David approach not appropriate in this instance. [SHAMIR - comments on situation.] American Jews shown demonstrating in support of Shamir in NYC. Letter from group of conservative Senators to Shultz quoted on screen. [Senator William ARMSTRONG - urges support of Israel.] Violent scenes shown from West Bank, Israel; details given. [American Jew I.F. STONE - urges Shamir to talk to PLO.] White House officials quoted.
- Plante, Bill;
- Rather, Dan
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