NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 24, 1980
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(Studio) Clash between Israeli and Syrian fighter planes over south Lebanon reported; details given. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's response to United States failure to veto UN Sec. Council resolution calling on United Nations members to remove their embassies from Jerusalem reported.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Begin's criticism of United States noted. [BEGIN - says United Nations Sec. Council decision was made possible by United States abstention.] Statement issued by Begin's office outlined; terrorist bombing of service station along Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway reported Films shown. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) guerrillas said claiming responsibility for bombing as well as rocket attacks on Israel near border with Lebanon. Tonight's clash between Israeli and Syrian jets reported
REPORTER: Arthur Kent
(Studio) White House said looking at Begin attack from perspectives of how it affects Mideast and how it affects United States voters.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley
(DC) Carter administration's response to Begin statement examined; Secretary of State Edmund Muskie's rationale for United States failure to veto resolution recalled. Carter campaign official quoted with regard to Jewish vote, Ronald Reagan.
REPORTER: Judy Woodruff
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