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Lebanon / Palestinians / Rebuilding #244028

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 28, 1976
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(Studio) Lebanon's peace threatened today when Palestinian guerrillas move heavy weapons back into south Lebanon near Israel. Christian forces have said they'll start civil war again unless Palestinians surrender weapons and stay out of south Lebanon. Situation is subject of talks today in Egypt between Lebanon Prime Min. Selim Hoss and Egypt President Anwar Sadat.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Egypt) Selim Hoss in Egypt to try to get skilled Egyptians to help Lebanon rebuilding process and to get political backing to disarm Palestinians in Lebanon. Selim Hoss to meet with Libya President Muammar el Kadhafi, who has backed guerrillas in Lebanon. Selim Hoss attempting to get Egypt and Libya to pressure Palestinians, since any raids into Israel by guerrillas might bring Israeli retaliation on Lebanon, something new government wants to avoid.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) Lebanon civil war displaced thousands, some trying to put lives together again.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Beirut, Lebanon) Palestinians refugees who survived fall of Tell Zaatar in summer now living in Christian town, Damour, which Palestinians and Lebanese leftists overran and ransacked last January (Films of events at Tell Zaatar shown.) Conditions of refugees at Damour noted; Christians who were driven from town and survived fled to Europe or are spread out in eastern suburbs of Beirut; conditions here noted.

Lee, Mike;
Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John

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