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Israel / Settlements / Dayan Resignation #56737

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 22, 1979
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(Studio) United States-Israel disagreement over west bank settlements recalled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Court ruling with regard to west bank settlement of Elon Moreh detailed; Gush Emunim position outlined. Films shown. [SETTLER - comments.] Moshe Dayan reported resigning as foreign minister due to disagreement with government over west bank policy. [DAYAN - says he thinks government will look for way to keep Elon Moreh legally.] Prime Min. Menahem Begin said facing several no-confidence motions in Knesset as it reconvenes; implications of Dayan resignation and Elon Moreh situation considered.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(DC) Carter administration said hoping for more internal pressure for Israel. [Hodding CARTER - speaks on behalf of Secretary of State Cyrus Vance with regard to Dayan resignation.] Possible implications for Begin government by affair examined.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Studio) Egyptian reaction to Israeli court decision reported; upcoming items.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Koppel, Ted;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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