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Mideast Developments #53591

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1978
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(Studio) Report on violence in Nablus, in Israeli-occupied west bank.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Israel) Details given of terrorist attack on bus load of German tourists on tour to Nablus conducted by Arab agency in E. Jerusalem. Demonstration by Peace Now movement along Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway described; they carry petition noted as calling for territorial compromise and more flexibility by Prime Min. Begin.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(DC) Report on talks between Secretary of State Vance and Israeli foreign minister Dayan at State Department [DAYAN - says subject of discussions was peace talks between Israel and Egypt.] United States officials' confirmation that there was no discussion of controversial Mideast arms sales proposal noted.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(DC) Press Secretary Jody Powell's statements on administration confidence in getting arms sale package passed in Congress outlined. House speaker O'Neill's reassessment of situation in Congress concerning votes on package quoted. Top Israeli officials' statement that Israel will accept sale even if it is pkg. deal, in order to get own war planes, noted.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
Seamans, Bill
Duration:
00:04:00

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