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US-Israel Relations #69611

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 20, 1981
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported attacking US, canceling strategic alliance.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Jerusalem, Israel) Points of Prime Min. Begin's denunciation to United States ambassador Sam. Lewis listed on screen. Details given, films shown. [Labor party spokesperson Abba EBAN - notes both sides need to tone down remarks.] Possible sanctions by United Nations Sec. Council mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin

(DC) Reaction by United States government officials given. [Secretary Defense Caspar WEINBERGER - states United States must work with all sides.] [Edwin MEESE - notes peace process will continue] [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - predicts Israel will abide by accords.] Films shown courtesy "This Wk. with David Brinkley", "Meet the Press", "Face the Nation."
REPORTER: Ann Compton

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Sirkin, Bob

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