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Israel / Elections #559823

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv, Israel: Martin Fletcher) Orthodox Jews reported holding balance of power in Israel following elecs.; details given, scenes shown. [Rabbi Menachem PORUSH -expresses his conservative views.] Impact of conservative power upon Israeli government discussed; details given, scenes shown. [PORUSH - urges conservative way of life.] [Citizens Rights Mvt. spokesperson Shulamit ALONI - says she doesn't want to live in dark ages.] Toddler shown receiving his first haircut as Orthodox Jew.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw; DC: John Cochran) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat quoted re: elecs. and Palestinian uprising; details given. White House reported reaffirming Israeli sympathy. Impact of Yitzhak Shamir remaining prime minister upon peace prospects in occupied territories discussed; Menachem Begin, Jimmy Carter and Secretary of State George Shultz mentioned.

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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