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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1968
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(Studio) Fighting reported outside Amman. Palestine commandos harass units of Jordan Army. In Syria, representative says showdown with King Hussein inevitable. Soviet dredgers at 1 end of Suez Canal caused reports that USSR may reopen canal.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Tel Aviv, Israel) [Defense Min. Moshe DAYAN - says Egyptians don't want canal opened. Dredgers would only be used after we withdrew from canal. Withdrawing Israel by force means war. Not indicated USSR wants to push us back and violate ceasefire.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

Huntley, Chet

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