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Mideast #441351

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1968
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(Studio) Mideast conflict worsens. Jordanians, Israelis appeal to UN. Israeli jets bomb deep in Jordan. Iraqi forces said target of raids. Casualties noted.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Beisan Valley, Israel and Kufu Asad, Jordan) Kufu Asad, Beisan Valley areas hit by conflict. Iraqi Army shells Israel. Israelis say situation nears war. Fighting described. Kufu Asad hit in Israel retaliation. Casualties noted. Jordan's King Hussein blamed for lack of control. Hussein regime said endangered.
REPORTER: George Montgomery {via Satellite}

(Studio) Gunnar Jarring, United Nations Spec. envoy to Mideast meets Egypt foreign minister to discuss crisis. Egypt quoted with regard to war. In Paris, foreign minister Michel Debre says world powers must step in. USSR blames Israel; calls for peace.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Huntley, Chet;
Montgomery, George

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