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A Closer Look (First Lady's Tour) #790720

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) A closer look at First Lady Laura Bush & America's image introduced; scenes shown of Bush in the Middle East, including the pyramids of Egypt & Jerusalem, where she was heckled by Palestinians & Israelis. [On Al-Arabiya, BUSH - speaks about her opportunity to be a messenger.] [On Sunday, in Jericho, West Bank, BUSH - says this is a place of emotion.] [This morning, on "Good Morning America," BUSH - says she cannot know if her trip is successful in helping build regional democracy.]

(Jerusalem: Mike Lee) The reaction in the region to the first lady's visit reviewed; scenes shown of her in Egypt. [Palestinian educator Terry BOULLATA†- says she had a genuine feeling & aim.] [Jerusalem WOMAN {thru reporter's translation}; in Cairo, MAN; Palestinian political analyst Mahdi Abed ALHADI†- express views on the visit.] [Today, BUSH - talks about Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak & the elections.]

Gibson, Charles;
Lee, Mike

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