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Lebanon / Truce / Brown #245300

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 01, 1976
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(Studio) 10-day cease-fire agreed on in Lebanon. Leftist Socialist leader Kamal Jumblatt was last holdout. Syria said it would use all means to stop fighting.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Ex-American ambassador L. Dean Brown meets with Christian President Suleiman Franjieh. 2 right wing allies of Franjieh, ex-pres. Camille Chamoum and Phalangist party chief, Pierre (Bechir) Genayel, meet with Franjieh and Brown. [BROWN - says United States has had close ties with Lebanon and wants to see Lebanon remain whole and prosperous.] Socialist leader Jumblatt meets with leftist leaders After pressure, he agreed to Friday truce. Fighting conts. in business and hotel district.
REPORTER: Mike Lee

(Studio) State Department says possible that Brown will talk to PLO.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike
Duration:
00:03:00

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