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CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 18, 1970
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(Studio) Jordan civil war rages; 6th Fleet nears country to evacuate Americans if needed; USSR asks Army and guerrillas end fighting; Palestinians will attack Americans if United States interferes.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Atlantic Ocean) Marines head for Mediterranean.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Morehead City, North Carolina) Marines leave for Mideast, won't reveal destination; many copters on board carriers.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) United States military on alert; will intervene if Iraq or Syria intervenes or American lives threatened.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Cronkite, Walter;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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