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Lebanon / Truce / Damour #242532

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 23, 1976
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(Studio) Cease-fire still in effect in Lebanon. Beirut airport opens. Palestine Liberation Army takes over police duties in Moslem areas to prevent looting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Damour, Lebanon) Christian city still being looted and burned after Palestinian-Moslem takeover. Damour taken after Christian forces took over Moslem slum in Beirut. Christian woman allowed to get some possessions. 8000 survivors from Damour now in Saadiyat. Christian forces in boats rescue Damour population Rescue operations fired upon. Killings and displacements creating hates that could last for generations.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Cronkite, Walter;
Sheahan, John

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