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Middle East / Israel / Rabin Assassination #400357

CNN Evening News for Sunday, Nov 05, 1995
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(Studio: Joe Oliver) Report introduced.

(Jerusalem: Brent Sadler) The assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin yesterday and the ramifications for the Middle East peace process noted

(Jerusalem: Walter Rodgers) The response in Israel to Rabin's murder featured; scenes shown of the family, the mourners and from the peace rally where Rabin was shot by Yigal Amir. [Hebrew University Ehuc SPRINZAK - states the lone assassin theory.] [Israeli foreign minister director general Uri SAVIR - talks about the crossroads of peace.]

(Studio: Joe Oliver, Jeanne Meserve; Jerusalem: Brent Sadler) The need for security to protect the world leaders coming for Rabin's funeral, the requested absence of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat and the prospects for peace now that acting Prime Minister Shimon Peres will succeed Rabin noted and discussed.

(Studio: Joe Oliver) CNN coverage of the funeral outlined

(Studio: Jeanne Meserve) The members of the United States delegation accompanying President Clinton to the funeral named.

(White House: Anthony Collings) Expressions of sorrow on the death of Rabin from Clinton and other American leaders reported; his words quoted. [Former Secretary of State James BAKER, Senator Edward KENNEDY - react emotionally to the news.] [Former national security adviser Zbigniew BRZEZINSKI - predicts Rabin will become the Lincoln of Israel.] US concerns about the peace process in the wake of Rabin's assassination noted. [Senator Bob DOLE, former national security adviser Brent SCOWCROFT - say peace will be slowed.]

Collings, Anthony;
Meserve, Jeanne;
Oliver, Joe;
Rodgers, Walter;
Sadler, Brent

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