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Mideast / Israel Pol. / Arab Commandos #445491

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 1969
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(Studio) Israel and Arab ntns. have over 100 years experience with war. Young generation not inclined to moderation.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Israel) Israeli P.M. Golda Meir of Old Guard. Israeli leaders came to Israel to settle from other places. Younger generation personified by Defense Min. Moshe Dayan and Dep. P.M. Yigal Allon. More pragmatic men. Petitions circulated for Dayan as P.M. Arabs think they can deal with leaders like Dayan.
REPORTER: Alvin Rosenfeld

(Studio) Arab commandos admired by people as opposed to moderate leaders
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Arab Ntns.) Palestine Liberation Org. includes many types of people, Trains children. Largest organization, "Al Fatah" has large amount money to operate. Say they're liberators' not terrorists. Fighting idea of racist Jewish state in homeland, Palestine.
REPORTER: Wilson Hall

(No Location Given) Reporters find that college students in Israel and Jordan don't believe peace is near. [Jordan STUDENT - says Israelis shouldn't substitute for Palestinians.] [Israel STUDENT - says Arabs should realize we're here to stay.] [Jordan STUDENT - says they're ready to fight and kill us.] [Israel STUDENT - says fighting day-to-day fight.] [Jordan STUDENT - says no hope for peaceful solution.] [Israel STUDENT - says no solution.] 8- and 9-yr.-olds train as guerrillas, "Tiger Cubs" in Jordan. In Israel, young prepare for war also.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley (narrates)

Hall, Wilson;
Huntley, Chet;
Rosenfeld, Alvin

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