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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1979
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(Studio) Govt. of Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported surviving no-confidence vote in Knesset today; resignation of foreign minister and supreme court decision against government settlement policy recalled. Agriculture minister Ariel Sharon reported allegedly threatening resignation if Begin obeys court ruling. Criticism of Begin government by Robert Strauss quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Strauss's remarks with regard to Egypt-Israel peace talks outlined. [STRAUSS - discusses differences between the 2 ntns.] Most subcommittee members said blaming lack of progress on Israel; Strauss's response noted. [STRAUSS - comments on settlements in occupied territory and Israel's claim of their need for security reasons.] Strauss reported leaving tomorrow for more talks with Egypt and Israel; details given.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

Cronkite, Walter;
Tucker, Lem

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