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Israel Unrest / Shamir #558778

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 18, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported relenting on harsh Palestinian protest position. Shamir quoted. Israeli troops reported lifting curfews in many refugee camps. Report introduced.

(Gaza, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Curfew situation in Gaza Strip, Israel, refugee camps discussed; scenes shown. Israeli aim behind curfews noted. Food shortages and United Nations providing food for refugees mentioned; details given, scenes shown. No. of Palestinians living under curfew noted; Palestinian home featured. [MAN - comments on not having enough food.] Israeli government spokesperson quoted. [For. minister Shimon PERES - says will lift curfew wherever possible.] Army officials noted hoping curfews will stop revolt. PLO mentioned urging continuing unrest.

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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