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Israel / Massacre Report #528468

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 10, 1983
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(Studio) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's cabinet reported voting to accept findings and recommendations of commission which investigated Beirut massacre; grenade attack on demonstrators near cabinet meeting noted. Cabinet's firing of defense minister Ariel Sharon as result of commission recommendations noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Jerusalem, Israel) [Coalition leader Abrahim SHAPIRO - considers implications of cabinet decision for Sharon.] Details of grenade attack on anti-Sharon demonstrators examined; films shown. Begin's condemnation of violence mentioned. Cmsn.'s criticism of Begin, foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir noted; Sharon's political future considered.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Pressure on Begin to fire Sharon discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Reagan administration noted continuing to remain silent on Israel's problems; factors affecting government reticence discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Beirut, Lebanon) Possible role of British forces in relieving tension between United States Marines and Israeli troops here examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

Aicken, Vic;
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Mudd, Roger

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