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Beirut / US-Israel Relations #288842

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 03, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jerusalem, Israel) Incident between Marine Captain Charles Johnson and Israeli tanks yesterday recalled; Israel's perception of incident noted. United States and Israeli officials said agreeing today on tanks' right-of-way during confrontation. [Brigadier General AMNON - thinks Johnson overreacted.] [JOHNSON - describes incident.] Prime Min. Menahem Begin's administration said feeling Marines allow Palestinian guerrillas to infiltrate region. [Israeli SPOKESPERSON - believes Marines are in Beirut for political reasons.] Defense minister Ariel Sharon's criticism of United States forces recalled.

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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