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Israel / Massacre Inquiry #528964

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 08, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli commission investigating September massacre of Palestinians in Beirut, Lebanon, noted criticizing reaction of Prime Min. Menahem Begin and calling for ouster of defense minister Ariel Sharon.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Jerusalem, Israel) Sharon's reaction to report and refusal to resign examined. [Knesset member Ehud OLMERT - thinks Sharon will fight.] Pol. dilemma faced by Begin over report discussed.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Begin recalled naming commission last fall following political pressure to do so. Cmsn.'s findings and recommendations affecting Sharon, chief of staff Rafael Eytan, Begin, foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir, intelligence chief Yehoshua Saguy outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Reaction to report of President Reagan, press spokesperson Larry Speakes, quoted on screen. [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - has no response to report] Implications of administration's reaction for United States-Israeli relations and troop withdrawal issue in Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Mudd, Roger

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