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US-Israel Relations #282170

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 16, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan's reaction to reports that Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger discussed arms sales with Jordan noted include personal letter to Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin; details quoted. Israeli ambassador Moshe Arens said delivering response of Begin; portions quoted on screen. [Defense Department spokesperson Henry CATTO - restates Weinberger's position.] Role of alleged rift between Weinberger and Secretary of State Alexander Haig in affair considered.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Israel's reaction to President Reagan's reassurances vis-a-vis arms sale to Jordan noted tainted by skepticism; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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