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Lebanon / Guerrillas #200825

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 27, 1969
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(Studio) Gunfire reported in Beirut. Commandos blamed for blowing up oil tank near Saida. Cairo conference between Lebanon and guerrillas planned. Cntry. quiet mostly.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tripoli, Lebanon) Barricades in pro-commando section shown. 1/2 city's residents live in old quarter and fight with Army. [GUERRILLA - says not enough to stop fighting guerrillas in South 3 demands must be accepted. They are: to stop fighting commandos in South; to form new Cabinet; and to try Ofrs. responsible for bloodshed.] 1/2 Lebanon back commandos and other 1/2 against them. Civil war is possible.
REPORTER: Bob Allison

Allison, Bob;
Cronkite, Walter

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