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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 07, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Bill McLaughlin) Distribution of gas masks in Israel in case Iraq attacks with chemical weapons featured; scenes shown from Kfar Yona, Israel, of Israelis trying on gas masks that were passed out by army. [Military analyst Zeev SCHIFF - says this is acknowledgment that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein might start a war.] [Chief army spokesman Nachman SHAI - says non-conventional weapons are used in Middle East.] [Jerusalem Mayor Teddy KOLLEK - says decision will scare off tourists.] Palestinians noted excluded from free gas mask distribution. [Palestinian activist Ibrahim DEKAK - calls it inhuman.]

Chung, Connie;
McLaughlin, Bill

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