NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.
(Tel Aviv: Keith Miller) The hope for the resumption of Middle East peace talks featured; scenes shown of the fighting between Israeli troops & Palestinians in the West Bank town of Nablus. [Hebrew University professor Yakov SHAMIR- says many people are fed up with conflict.] The road map for a comprehensive peace plan with an independent Palestinian state by 2005 outlined. [MAN - says everyone wants peace.] [Bethlehem University president Manuel HASSASSAIN- says this would be a "real engagement."] Statement from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon that he is ready to act right away noted. [Bar-Ilan University Efraim INBAR- comments on an end to violence.]