ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 28, 1986
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(Studio: Kathleen Sullivan) Report introduced.
(Jerusalem, Israel: Bob Zelnick) Growing impact on government of Prime Min. Shimon Peres of Shin Beth secret service agency scandal examined; controversy recalled stemming from deaths of Palestinian suspects while in agency's custody. Circumstances of incident reviewed; photos shown. Allegations of cover-up against Shin Beth chief Avraham Shalom and then Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir noted. President Chaim Herzog noted pardoning Shalom and aides as well as ordering halt to all further investigations. [Prof. Uriel REICHMAN - analyzes ramifications of case.] Peres' political dilemma cited.
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