Search the Archive

Special Segment (Palestinian Question) #558831

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 20, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Palestinian question addressed. 1967 six-day war reviewed; details given, scenes shown. Gaza Strip population illustration Israel's capture of West Bank detailed. West Bank population illustration Impact of expanding Arab pop. in occupied territories discussed. Reports introduced

(Gaza Strip, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Israeli's occupation dilemma featured; scenes shown. [Israeli army Lieutenant Niel TOLEDANO - wants peace.] Young Palestinians' anger noted stunning Israeli troops. [Palestinian student Sami RANTISSI - says future hopeless.] Israelis shown protesting uprisings. [MAN - comments on situation.] Prime minister Yitzhak Shamir reported accused of mishandling protests. [SHAMIR - says only negotiations will rectify situation.] Palestinian and Israeli demands discussed. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Shamir's inflexibility noted. [Israeli political activist Meron BENVENISTI - says is pessimistic.] Projected Arab population mentioned. Palestinians' reported convinced occupation ineluctable.

(Amman, Jordan: Rick Davis) Palestinians living in Jordan featured; details given, scenes shown. Jordan's King Hussein I reported desiring international conference with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) president Yasir Arafat. [Info. minister Dr. Hani KHASAWNEH - comments on possible international conf.] [CHILDREN - want to live in Palestine.] Children reported approving of Palestinians' uprising in occupied Israel. [Archbishop Elvia KHOURY - approves of stone throwing.] Palestinians noted discouraged in Amman by Arab summit in Amman; details given, scenes shown. Palestinian issue noted not easily dismissed. Scenes shown from battle between troops and Palestinians at Jerusalem's mosque. Violent scenes shown from Cairo, Egypt, after Anwar Sadat's assassination. [Sociologist Saad Eddin IBRAHIM - comments on Egyptian response to Israeli situation.] Palestinian messages being relayed to Israel and Arab ntns. discussed.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Davis, Rick;
Fletcher, Martin
Duration:
00:06:50

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.