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Lebanon / Fighting / Christmas #238315

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 25, 1975
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(Studio) 26 killed and 61 hurt in Beirut fighting and violence.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Christian family featured at Christmas. Mr. Tonb must travel outside country to keep his medical supply business open. Family must stay in apt. No school for children since April. Girls knit ski masks for Phalangists to hide their faces and keep warm. Only manger scene placed in family's apt. [Lena TONB - says its not like Christmas; no 1 feels it.] Apt. residents hold mass in lobby.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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