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Mideast / Massacre Aftermath #286008

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 22, 1982
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(Studio) Continued political upheaval in Israel over recent massacre in Beirut, Lebanon, said resulting in today's resignations of energy minister Yitzhak Berman and west bank administration Menahem Milson; Begin government said narrowly defeating challenge to its control.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Jerusalem, Israel) Public's anti-government sentiment in Israel, include today's demonstrations examined; films shown. Knesset debate on massacre detailed; defense minister Ariel Sharon's defense of army outlined. Sharon said blaming Lebanese army and Phalangists; detractors' reaction noted. Amnon Rubinstein's call for official inquiry quoted. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's response to critics detailed. [RUBINSTEIN - believes there was negligence.] Begin said promising government investigation. [BERMAN - explains his resignation.]

(Studio) Coninued criticism of Begin government's role in massacre said appearing on Capitol Hill.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Senate foreign operations subcommittee said voting not to increase military aid to Israel as well as to delay action on any Mideast aid fdr present. [Senator Robert KASTEN - claims Israeli actions of past week have complicated matters in Congress] [Senator Alan CRANSTON - reads letter to Begin.] Cranston's recommendations outlined on screen. [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - considers Begin a menace to future of Israel; thinks he makes Yasir Arafat look like Boy Scout.] [Senator Jesse HELMS - believes Begin has made Arafat palatable to United States public.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) United States Marines, en route to Lebanon as part of new multinational peacekeeping force, said expected to arrive Saturday Continued recovery of massacre victims' corpses noted. Latest death toll mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Beirut, Lebanon) Risks faced by Marines examined; films shown. [REFUGEES - want multintl. force to protect them.]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Israeli forces reported allegedly invading Algerian and Iranian embassies in west Beirut; both ntns.' relationship with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Faw, Bob;
Jones, Phil;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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