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Israel / Baker Visit / Arab-Israeli Peace Talks #338103

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 09, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Bill Plante) After meeting with Secretary of State James Baker, Israeli officials reported agreeing to idea of regional peace conference; details given; scenes shown; Palestinian officials who met with Baker noted concerned about Israel's continued expansion; Israel reported releasing 12 hundred Palestinian prisoners and easing economic sanctions in occupied territories. [BAKER, Bethlehem Mayor Elias FREIJ, Knesset member Dedi ZUCKER - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Gaza Strip: Barry Petersen) Consequences of Palestinians' backing of President Saddam Hussein examined; economic hardships listed; increased violence noted; scenes shown of Gaza. [Shopkeeper Ibraham SHIRAFA, businessman Monsour SHAWWA, Israel construction WORKER, political scientist Yaron EZRAHI - comment.]

Petersen, Barry;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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