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Israel / Sharon #288488

CBS Evening News for Friday, Feb 11, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon reported resigning position but remaining in Israeli government
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's support of Sharon despite findings of commission of inquiry into Beirut massacre that called for Sharon's ouster noted. [Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - doesn't think Sharon has to leave public life altogether.] Implications of Sharon's remaining in government for official policy noted. [Knesset member Amnon RUBENSTEIN - thinks Begin's retention of Sharon mocks commission's findings.] Burial of victim of grenade attack on demonstrators mentioned, shown.

(Studio) Anb. Moshe Arens said allegedly Begin's choice to succeed Sharon as defense min.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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