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CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 13, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon reported resigning that post but remaining in cabinet.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Jerusalem, Israel) Death Thur. of anti-Sharon demonstrator during grenade attack recalled; cabinet's decision to retain Sharon as minister without portfolio examined. Prime Min. Menahem Begin said acting as temporary defense min. [Cabinet spokesperson Dan MERIDOR - confirms Sharon is remaining in cabinet.] [SHARON - will continue to aid Begin.] [Former foreign secretary Abba EBAN - considers it a cheap maneuver.] [Herbrew Univ. school of law spokesperson Claude KLEIN - doesn't believe keeping Sharon is fair to commission report]

Dean, Morton;
Faw, Bob

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