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Palestinian Debate / United Nations and Israel #66697

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1980
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(Studio) United Nations General Assembly reported continuing Palestinian debate; many Arab representatives noted walking out as Israel's ambassador began his address. Israel's condemnation of special session outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Studio) Israeli parliament's reaction to United Nations debate on Palestinian issue noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Jerusalem, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported answering United Nations directly by casting vote declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel; details given, films shown. [BEGIN - say United Nations is promoting aggression.) Passage of Jerusalem bill discussed; efforts to settle more Jews in eastern Jerusalem and Begin's response to President Anwar Sadat's request that Arab flags fly over Moslem shrines such as Golden Dome of the Rock reported Problem of eastern Jerusalem said possibly most dangerous problem of all due to mixture of pols. and religion.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Jarriel, Tom;
Jennings, Peter;
Seamans, Bill

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