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Israel / Mossad / Book Censorship #130736

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 13, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) Attempts by Israel to censor "By Way of Deception: The Making and Unmaking of a Mossad Officer", a book critical of the secret police, the Mossad, examined; details given of claim that Israeli agents withheld information that might have prevented the 1983 bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon; scenes shown from bombing site. [Author Victor OSTROVSKY - details the court-ordered restrictions placed on him.] [Attorney to the state of Israel Jonathan LERNER - says Israel is concerned that information in book could lead to identification of its Mossad agents.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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