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Nightline: Standing Up #742999

ABC Special for Tuesday, Dec 02, 2003

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  • Live discussion between Ted Koppel (ABC) and Ha’aretz Online news editor Bradley Burston re: issues related to Israel Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s policies toward Palestinian terrorism, and the refusal by some Israeli air force pilots to carry out bombing missions against Palestinian targets in the occupied territory.
  • Taped segment with Hilary Brown (ABC), Israeli helicopter pilots Alon, Assaf, and Jonathan (identified by first names only), former Israeli helicopter pilot retired Lieutenant Colonel Yoel Pieterburg, defense analyst Ron Ben Ishai, Brigadier General Yiftah Spector‡, and former Israeli fighter pilot retired Lieutenant Colonel Avner Ra’anan.
  • Taped segment with Bob Woodruff (ABC), former Knesset Speaker Avraham Burg, George W. Bush, Birzeit University Professor Salim Tamari, Israeli television broadcast host Dan Margalit‡, Israeli Immigration Minister Tzipi Livni‡, and unidentified others.
  • A brief live update by Koppel re: events today involving US soldiers in Iraq.
  • Reporter(s):
    Brown, Hilary;
    Woodruff, Bob

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