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Mideast / Fighting / Thant, / Washington, DC View #6556

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1969
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(Studio) Situation grave. Israeli-Syrian air battle; reports conflict. United Nations Secretary General U Thant fears general war between Israel-Arabs. Washington, DC doesn't share view.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Don't think fighting will intensify. See possibility of US-USSR peace plan. Assistant Secretary of State, Joseph Sisco, leaves for Moscow to continue deadlock talks. To stop in London and Paris to get current views.
REPORTER: John Scali

(Studio) Egypt crosses Suez Canal and raids Israel outpost in 5-hr. battle. Reports conflict.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reynolds, Frank;
Scali, John

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