CBS 2’s political reporter, Marcia Kramer, will be traveling to Israel to report on a fact-finding mission headed by New York Senator Chuck Schumer. A New York-based Jewish delegation will also be on hand to discuss pressing issues and their impact on Jewish communities in Israel and New York City.(Thanks to Kevin for sending me this article!)
The schedule includes meetings with Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, Mayor of Jerusalem, Ehud Olmert and United States Ambassador Martin S. Indyk. CBS 2 will be present during a visit to the potential site of the US Embassy in Jerusalem and will be talking to families of victims of recent violence in the region.
Reports from Israel will be televised on WCBS during the 6PM and 11PM “Nightcast” newscasts on Sunday, July 8th and Monday the 9th.
All reports filed from Israel will also be available online at www.cbsnewyork.com.
Monday, July 9, 2001
CBS 2's Marcia Kramer Reports from Israel