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Weizman Resignation #510571

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 25, 1980
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(Studio) Resignation of Ezer Weizman as defense minister of Israel reported Cut in Israel defense budget and other reasons for resignation cited.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Jerusalem, Israel) Weizman resignation reported Scenes shown. Weizman's difficulties with Begin government cited. [Yigal YADIN - expresses regret.] Weizman's good relationship with Anwar Sadat cited as asset. Scenes shown. Weizman as moderate noted. [Shimon PERES - expresses regret; criticizes government] Future considered.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent

Kent, Arthur;
Savitch, Jessica

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