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Lebanon / Fighting #242709

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 06, 1976
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(Studio) Fighting resumes in Lebanon. Christians blockade Palestinian refugee camp.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Beirut, Lebanon) Camp of 20,000 cut off and surrounded. Food convoys by army blocked by Christians. Phalangists say they'll continue blockade until Palestinians promise to withdraw from areas where Christians were displaced and until Palestinians inside camp lay down arms. Premier Rashid Karami urges Palestinians to use restraint. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) trying to avoid direct fight on eve of United Nations debate on Mideast.

Lee, Mike;
Mudd, Roger

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