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Middle East / Shamir United States Visit / Palestinians Released #326805

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced

(DC: Bill Plante) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported meeting with Secretary of State James Baker with regard to peace in Mideast. Shamir noted refusing to meet with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) with regard to Palestinian uprising. Shamir's proposal outlined on screen. [BAKER - comments on Shamir's plan.] [SHAMIR - denounces PLO.] Reaction of Am-Jews to Shamir's views on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Palestinian question noted. ["Tikkun" magazine spokesperson Michael LERNER - criticizes Shamir.] Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak noted leaving Washington, DC as Shamir was arriving. [MUBARAK - comments on peace.]

(Bethlehem, Israel: Bob Simon) Israelis reported releasing hundreds of Palestinian detainees in occupied territories; details given, scenes shown. [Israeli army General Amram MITZNA - comments.] [MAN - says he was released because Shamir is in US.] Israeli reaction to continue Palestinian unrest discussed. [MEN - say they want Shamir to talk to PLO.]

Rather, Dan;
Plante, Bill;
Simon, Bob

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