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Middle E. War / Sinai Front / Dayan Interview #467308

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 19, 1973
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(Studio) Israeli task force crosses Suez Canal to Egyptian side. Details of Israeli task force action inside Egypt outlined. North and south Israeli drive on west bank of Suez Canal parallels north and south drive along eastern bank. Egyptians no longer claim Israelis on west bank surrounded. Israeli Defense Min. Moshe Dayan appears on Egyptian side of bank.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli army film shows fighting on west side of Suez Canal. Fierce Egyptian counterattack takes toll on Israeli advance. Israel advances on Egyptian missile sites and destroys some. [In interview, Moshe DAYAN - says Israeli forces on Egyptian side should be taken seriously by Egypt.] Dayan asked if he would accept presence of Egyptians on eastern bank in cease-fire agreement. [DAYAN - states he personally wouldn't accept cease-fire, but government may think differently.] Dayan questioned about war's end. [DAYAN - believes war won't end by super powers' wishful thinking.] Dayan asked about Damascus, Syria. [DAYAN - insists revealing tactics would mean job loss. Hopes Israel won't ask for cease-fire.] Questioned about Israeli economy and war. [DAYAN - says Israel has always survived; Israel to overcome problems again.]
REPORTER: David Burrington

Reporter(s):
Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:06:40

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