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Israel / West Bank #77260

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 23, 1982
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(Studio) Potential political crisis in Israel said avoided.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Crisis, thought by some to cause resignation of Menahem Begin government, explained. Broad-based attacks with regard to government policies, specifically government's handling of occupied West Bank matters noted. Parliamentary vote said a tie, in which case Begin had said he would step down.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Jerusalem) Knesset scenes shown. After tie vote, Begin reported calling cabinet meeting and asking mins. whether he should resign. [Cabinet Secretary Aryeh NAOR - reports cabinet vote of 12-6 against Begin resignation.] [Opposition party leader Shimon PERES - calls situation parliamentary victory for opposition.] West Bank disturbances said continuing. Scenes shown. Mock funeral for Palestinian boy shot dead yesterday by Israeli troops reported Body said to have been removed from mosque by Israeli troops to avoid funeral turning into another Palestinian protest.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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