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Sharon / Time Verdict #539872

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(NYC) Jury's verdict in Ariel Sharon's libel suit against "Time" magazine examined ["Time" managing editor Ray CAVE - accuses Sharon of using case to revive his political career.] Jury's statement criticizing "Time" quoted. [SHARON - hopes "Time" will be more careful in future.] [Libel attorney Robert SACK - notes both sides can claim victory.] [Osborn ELLIOTT - thinks media credibility has been damaged.] Background to libel suit recalled stemming from Lebanese Phalangist massacre of Palestinians in Beirut following assassination of Bashir Gemayel.
REPORTER: Jennifer McLogan Artist: Al Herr

(Studio) Menahem Begin's reaction to verdict outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
McLogan, Jennifer

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