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Mideast / Fighting / United Nations / Jordan / Egypt #4849

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 22, 1969
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(Studio) Israel celebrates 21st anniversary. United States asks Israel and Arab ntns. not to aggravate situation. United Nations Secretary General U Thant says state of war exists along Suez Canal. Thant says United Nations cease-fire not observed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Jerusalem, Israel) United Nations been in Mideast for 20 years Mil. observers watch along cease-fire line for disruptions. Report then goes to other posts, which are often hit. Report then goes to Jerusalem where it's reported to Colonel Robert Day. Report finally goes to UN.
REPORTER: Russell Jones

(Jordan) King Hussein bridges link between E. and W sides of Jordan River. Heavy fighting area. Peace hopes for area in vain.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Israel attacks 2 Egyptian radar station 1 Israeli plane shot down.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Jones, Russell

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