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Mideast / Lebanese Raid Aftermath #228067

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 13, 1973
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(Studio) Arabs threaten severe retaliation against Israel in wake Israeli commando raid into Lebanon. Israel threatens expansion retaliatory raids. Yasir Arafat, Al Fatah leader, says has evidence United States involved in raid on Lebanon. Charges former United States Ambassador to Lebanon working with Israelis against Palestinians. Cites evidence. United States denies.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(State Department) United States says has proof Yasir Arafat knew of and sanctioned murder 2 American diplomats in Khartoum last month United States wants Lebanon either to expel or contain Arab terrorists. Wants Arab states to stop aid to extremists.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Israeli Defense Min. Moshe Dayan says in future Israel may expand war on Arab guerrillas by striking directly at any Arab country that harbors terrorists. USSR says will support Arab states against Israelis at UN. Lebanese Premier Saeb Salam resigned in wake of Israeli raid. Today resignation accepted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin

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