CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jul 31, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem: Jerrold Kessel) The aftermath of the bombing in the Jerusalem marketplace featured; scenes shown of grieving relatives at the funerals for those killed by the dual suicide bombers and from the market. Israel's squeeze on the Palestinians detailed. [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin NETANYAHU - says Palestinian Authority president Yasir Arafat must show he can fight terrorism.] [Palestinian cabinet member Hanan ASHRAWI - criticizes the Israelis.] The disintegration of the earlier mood that was positive towards peace talks noted.
(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said considering a trip to the Middle East to try to rescue the peace talks derailed by the bombing.
(Studio: Fionnuala Sweeney) Report introduced.
(No location given: Art Harris) An in-depth look at the mind and training of a Palestinian suicide bomber for Hamas that was presented on CNN's Impact last year. [Gaza teen Mousa ZIADAH (thru translator) says he wanted to die as a martyr, who would then go to heaven as a hero; now believes killing is wrong.] The recruitment and religious training of Mousa and youngsters like him reviewed. [Gaza Mental Health Program Dr. Eyad SERRAJ - comments on the brainwashing.] [In prison, bomber "RASHID" - (thru translator) comments.]