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Lebanon Civil War / Syrian Forces #243290

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 11, 1976
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(Studio) Syrian peace-keeping forces come closer to full control of Beirut, Lebanon today. Attempted assassination of moderate Christian leader Raymond Edde noted; Edde accuses Syrian agents of plotting attack because of his opposition to Syrian intervention.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(W. Beirut, Lebanon) Report on Syrian forces entrance into Palestinian and Moslem territory in west Beirut; part of Syrian military equipment is USSR -made tanks.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(E. Beirut, Lebanon) Report on situation in eastern Beirut; Syrian troops establish posts just outside downtown district which will be last to be patrolled in step-by-step deployment of troops by Lebanon President Elias Sarkis.

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike;
Tunnell, Doug

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