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Mideast / Israel-Lebanon #224858

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 18, 1972
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(Studio) For. Secretary Sir Alex Douglas-Home says Britain would be happy to mediate in Egypt-Israel affairs, to bring peace to Mideast. In Mideast, Israeli forces pull back after weekend strike at Arab guerrilla bases in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Lebanon) Lebanon raid said typical for Israel: swift, hard, to-the-point. Worth questioned. Most of South Lebanon said no-man's-land after incursion. Uneasy truce said reached. [Film of destruction shown.] Lebanese who fled fighting now want to go home. Lebanese autos follow behind retreating Israeli tanks. Withdrawal said orderly. Local villagers curious not hostile. Israel gives message to Lebanon: Get rid of Palestine guerrillas.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

Cronkite, Walter;
McLaughlin, Bill

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