NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1980
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(Studio) Historicity of Jerusalem noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Jerusalem, Israel) Jerusalem's place in history, both religious and political examined; various ethnic and religious groups, and historical figs. incld. in report [Bahu Abdu SAID - comments on his displacement.] Israeli opposition to proposal that Jerusalem be made international city said stemming from Jordan's seizure of town in 1948; details of Jordanian occupation and role of Rabbi Mordecai Weingarten outlined. Photos shown. Weingarten's daughter said among those returning after Israel regained control in 1960s. [Weingarten's DAUGHTER - comments.] Jewish and Islamic position on Jerusalem noted.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent