Search the Archive

Middle East News / Syria / Senate Support, Israel #37294

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Secretary of State Henry Kissinger welcomes Syria's decision to extend presence of United Nations buffer force on Golan Heights for 6 more weeks Israel recs. remarkable show of support in Senate; 76 Senators sign letter urging President Ford to guarantee Israel all the help it needs to deter war by its neighbors.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - admits Congress needs cooperation of exec. branch.] Israel's potent congress support believes administration delaying arms request for Israel as means of forcing concessions of occupied Arab lands. [Senator Jacob JAVITS - believes letter to promote chances for Mid. E. peace.] Senators Mike Mansfield and Charles Percy among members not signing letter; reasons given.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Israeli ambassador delighted with Senator letter. [Ambassador Simcha DINITZ - believes letter indicates majority of Americans support Israel.] [League of Arab States Clovis MAKSOUD - thinks Arabs to be hurt and disappointed by contents of letter.]
REPORTER: David Schoumacher

Donaldson, Sam;
Schoumacher, David;
Smith, Howard K.

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.