NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1983
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(Studio) Lack of reaction in Israel to President Reagan's criticism of Israel's continuing presence in Lebanon mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Commission of inquiry into massacre of Palestinians in Beirut last year said sending its final report to Prime Min. Menahem Begin today; cabinet noted altering schedules for meeting to consider findings. For. minister Yitzhak Shamir mentioned returning early from West Germany for meeting; Shamir and defense minister Ariel Sharon noted among those top officials commission warned may be harmed by findings. Primary issues in September 1982 massacre recalled; implications of commission s findings considered.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher