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Israel / Elections #612688

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 30, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Tel Aviv: Martin Fletcher) The apparent victory in the Israeli elections by opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu over Prime Minister Shimon Peres reported; scenes shown of a bomb exploding in Lebanon when an Israeli military patrol came to investigate a prior blast. [Benjamin Netanyahu's aide Dore GOLD - says "Bibi" is committed to peace.] The change in Parliament from the election said now making up the most right-wing orthodox Jewish government in history. [Political scientist Dr. Bernard SUSSERN - comments.]

(State Department: Andrea Mitchell) The impact of the Israeli election on the White House and Middle East peace featured; details given. [President CLINTON - says the United States policy will stay the same.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Mitchell, Andrea
Duration:
00:04:10

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