NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 27, 1980
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(Studio) Gush Emunim, "block of the faithful," noted in forefront of Israeli settlement of occupied territories won in 1967 war; international law with regard to such settlements mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Kadum, West Bank) Settlement of west bank by Gush Emunim examined; village near Nablus cited as example [Daniella WEISS - notes Gush Emunim's philosophy.] Pols. surrounding group's settlement policy, include support of Prime Min. Menahem Begin, outlined. [Baruch ROBINS - defs. Gush Emunim.] Educational level of Gush Emunim members and militant element within group noted; recent bombings of 2 west bank Arab leaders recalled. [WEISS - denounces violence.] Groups' commitment to remaining in area detailed. [WEISS - notes difficulty of life.]
REPORTER: Arthur Kent