From Tarzan to Statesman
Friday, January 06, 2006
Ariel Sharon has been a public figure in Israel for most of the state's history, so his relationship with the national media runs deep. The likely final chapter began this week, as the press covered his exit from power and started wrestling with his legacy. The Jerusalem Post's Amotz Asa-el joins Brooke to reflect on how Sharon shook his image as a belligerent young "Tarzan" and developed a working relationship with the media.