NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 08, 1977
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(Studio) Rabin resignation has caused political turmoil in Israel.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Report on situation in Israel; Rabin meets with President Ephraim Katzir with regard to crisis. Defense minister Shimon Peres apparently in line to succeed Rabin; asked if he expects challenge from foreign minister Yigal Allon. [PERES - hopes there'll be agreement, but doesn't know.] Allon's backing noted; may run outside party [ALLON - hasn't decided yet.] Allon challenge not expected. Effect on peace talks noted. Carter, Vance and Arabs will have to get used to someone else. REPORTER: Steve Delaney
(Studio) Rabin resigns due to Washington, DC bank account; Israeli ambassador speaks with regard to issue.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(DC) Story of Rabin bank account broken by Israeli newspaperman Dan Margalit. During Rabin's Washington, DC visit, Israeli diplomat went to National Bank of DC. [MARGALIT- cites how he proved Mr. and Mrs. Rabin have account at bank. Mrs. Rabin went to bank during Washington, DC stay.] Israeli ambassador Simcha Dinitz meets with Secretary Vance; meeting arranged before recent dvts. and 2 were to discuss visit of Anwar Sadat. [DINITZ - says Israel won't delay peace, regardless of internal pols. and who's prime minister.] Problems expected.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger
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