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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.

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

Cronkite, Walter;
Lee, Mike

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