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Lebanon Civil War / Palestinians / Syrians / Border Patrol / USSR Peace Try #242801

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 01, 1976
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(Studio) Palestinians in Lebanon reject Syrian truce offer; Syrians bombard left-wing holdouts in central Lebanon mount regions. Move seen as final Syrian push for control of Beirut to Damascus highway Palestinians also fighting right-wing Christians, being aided in south by Israel.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Report on cooperation between Arab Lebanese Christians and Israelis in patrolling border area.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) USSR launches apparent last-ditch effort to save Palestinians from defeat in Lebanon; representative in Beirut announces diplomatic peace initiative by Moscow, promising tangible results in next few days. Soviets also call for reconvening of Geneva Middle East Peace Conf. to take up issues, include Palestinian rights to self determination.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom

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