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Americans Assassinated / Lebanon #246459

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 17, 1976
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(Studio) Following yesterday's assassinations in Beirut, Lebanon, President Ford, Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and advisers meet to discuss American evacuation from Lebanon. Earlier, Kissinger tells House International Relations Committee known details of murders of United States Ambassador Francis Meloy and economy attache Robert Waring.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) [KISSINGER - says murders were acts of brutality and maliciousness. Responsibility may go to splinter group of Palestinian Liberation Org. Discusses splinter group's philosophy.] American response likely to be drastic. [KISSINGER - discusses possibility of military help in evacuating Americans] United States officials split on best way to evacuate Americans; alternatives outlined. Skeleton embassy staff to remain in Lebanon; new ambassador to be sent.
REPORTER: Neil Strawser

Reporter(s):
Mudd, Roger;
Strawser, Neil
Duration:
00:02:30

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