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Mideast / Begin Regime #50562

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 1977
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(Studio) King Hussein of Jordan arrives in Paris for talks with Valery Giscard d'Estaing with regard to Mideast peace. New Israeli settlements in occupied Arab territory is major concern. Such settlements linked to Menahem Begin policy. Louis Harris poll rates Begin popularity.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Harris polls show wider support of Begin than major by which Likud party won recent election. Youth, Israeli-born citizens, emigrants and Jews of Asian or African origin all approve Begin by 40-52%. Begin's popularity might stimulate concessions to Palestinians. [Lou HARRIS - believes Begin government is not shaky.] Seems Carter administration must deal with Begin, a more popular leader than first thought.
REPORTER: John Martin

Martin, John;
Reasoner, Harry

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