NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 10, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported urging Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories to escalate rebellion. Report introduced.
(London, England: Rick Davis) Marches in Hamburg, West Germany, and London in support of Palestinians featured; scenes shown. [PLO representative Bassam ABU SHARIF - says we accept two states in Palestine.] [Israeli parliament Ben. NETANYAHU - says PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) conts. to murder and maim the innocent.] [British parliament spokesperson.Anthony MARLOWE - says Israel conts. to bomb Lebanon; calls Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir a terrorist.] [ABU SHARIF - says resistance to occupation is not terrorism.] Likely topics of Arafat's upcoming speech to United Nations General Assembly mentioned.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Partial lifting of curfew in Gaza Strip on anniversary of Palestinian uprising reported Report introduced.
(W. Bank: Fred Briggs) Demonstrations by Palestinians in West Bank featured; scenes shown. [Israeli defense minister Yitzhak RABIN - comments on Palestinian violence.] Impact of revolt on one Palestinian family detailed. [Abu Sahm HADARA - (thru translator) comments on deaths of sons.] Israeli responses to Palestinians and to media over last year reviewed. [RABIN - comments.] Continue of the intifada in muted form noted.
(Studio: Connie Chung) Two Palestinians reported killed by Israeli soldier and by prison guard in Gaza Strip.