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Middle East / Peace Agreement / Israel-PLO / History #352570

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 10, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Bob Simon) The peace agreement between Israel and the PLO, in which each recognizes the other's right to exist, featured; scenes shown of protests by Israeli right wingers and by Moslem fundamentalists in Gaza. [Israeli foreign minister Shimon PERES - says we are trying to get rid of a poisonous past.] The history of the battle between Israelis and Palestinians since 1948 reviewed; black and white and color film shown.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Beirut: Allen Pizzey) Peace, the Palestinians and the future of a Palestinian state examined in light of the needs of Middle Eastern nations Jordan, Syria and Lebanon; scenes shown of the lands and its leaders, Jordan's King Hussein, Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat. [PLO representative to Lebanon Shafik al-HOUT, Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al HARIRI - comment.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) The role of the United States in insuring the peace in the Middle East featured. [President CLINTON - says he will resume the dialogue with the PLO; adds that the United States will be an active partner.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - talks about the US role in the peace.] [Former President Jimmy CARTER - comments.] [Johns Hopkins University Fouad AJAMI - says the Middle East's problems always fall on the desk of the American president.]

Braver, Rita;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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