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Israel / Iraqi Threat / Bethlehem #330959

CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 24, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Iraqi President Saddam Hussein reported stating that Tel Aviv, Israel, would be his first target if war breaks out. Report introduced.

(Bethlehem: Bob Simon) Clouds of war over Bethlehem, West Bank, on Christmas Eve featured; scenes shown of Christmas procession through streets and of presence of Israeli troops. [WOMAN - comments.] [Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak SHAMIR - responds to threats from Hussein.] Christmas scenes shown of Palestinians in Nablus, West Bank, of Israeli children receiving gas masks, of Mass in Saint Catherine's Church.

Chung, Connie;
Simon, Bob

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