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Lebanon / American University Shoot #244355

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 17, 1976
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(Studio) 2 American University representatives killed by student seeking revenge for expulsion. Expelled during purge of radicals. Killed: Dean of students, Robert Najeimy and Lebanese dean of engineering.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Lebanese and Palestine MPs cordoned off administration building where gunman held 6 hostages. Ex-student is Jordanian named Najem Najem. Gunmen gives self up. 2nd gunman tries to kill Najem; only wounded. Second gunman was identified as relative of slain dean of engineering. City still under truce but tensions exist.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Cronkite, Walter;
Tunnell, Doug

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