ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 28, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Announcement that Syrian forces that entered Beirut, Lebanon, to try to settle fighting between rival Moslem factions will pull back in a few days reported Report introduced.
(Damascus, Syria: Dean Reynolds) Impact of presence of Syrian troops on situation in Beirut featured; scenes shown. Takeover of area by Hizballah at expense of Syrian-backed Amal militia reviewed. Possibility that Syrian President Hafez al-Assad will attempt to regain some prestige by getting release of one or more hostages held in Beirut reported; hostage situation reviewed. [Lebanese MAN -(thru translator) says God bless Syrians.]
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.