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Middle East / Big Four / Rusk / USSR #442619

NBC Evening News for Friday, Jan 03, 1969
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(Studio) US, France, Britain back away from USSR proposal for Mid-East peace. UN Secretary General U Thant welcomes attempts for Big 4 to bring peace through UN security council. Israel says unacceptable. President De Gaulle and Secretary of State Dean Rusk both say talks must go through United Nations Security Council.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(DC) Rusk holds perhaps last press conference Denounces violence[RUSK - Must restrain terrorist activities and withhold retaliatory action.] Shows no enthusiasm for Big 4 peace.

(Studio) Soviet Union wants to keep foothold on Arab states. American 6th fleet accused of inspiring Israeli aggression.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Abel, Elie;
Huntley, Chet

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