NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 1979
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(Studio) Item introduced Israeli cabinets authorizing new settlement in w bank area reported United States said taking negative view.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(W. Bank) Town of Birzeit and Birzeit Univ. featured. Curfew on Arabs town and university, set by Jews as punishment for Pro-Palestinian demonstration reported [Arab resident Sumayeh NASR - notes people's frustration.] Jewish settlement of Neve Tsuf featured. Scenes shown [Mt. Scopas Univ. Prof. Mordecai NISAN - teaches class.] Canadian birth noted. [NISAN - tells of firing gun with permission of Israeli authorities, says settlers are considered by Israel as soldiers for Israeli control of territory.] Friendship between Nisan family and Arabs noted; called rare. Growing presence of Israelis called irritation to Arabs Contd. clash Predicted.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown