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Israel / Violence #320351

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 23, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Israeli soldiers reported arresting hundreds more Palestinians in occupied territories. Report introduced.

(Ramallah, Israel: Bob Simon) Israeli strategy for dealing with Palestinian unrest outlined; details given, scenes shown. [Defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - says reached relative tranquility.] Restrictions upon soldiers noted being eased. More detention camps noted being built to house incr. numbers of Palestinian detainees; Israeli officials quoted with regard to numbers arrested. [Shop owner Saleh CANAVATI - tells of shop being closed by troops because wouldn't collaborate.]Palestinians noted dealing unmercifully with those who cooperate with Israelis. Troops shown searching Palestinian homes. Communiques issued by National Command of Uprising discussed. Latest order noted calling for more attacks upon Israeli soldiers; details given, scenes shown.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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