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Syria / Lebanese Invasion #246500

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 02, 1976
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(Studio) Syrian troops and guerrilla forces under Syrian cmd. advance toward Beirut, Lebanon; advancing on 3 fronts in apparent attempt to end Lebanese civil war.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Beirut, Lebanon) Beirut not very upset by advancing Syrians. Leftists regard Syrian support of Moslem Christians as blow; details given. PLO leaders say they don' t want to fight Syrian army.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(State Department) Top officials concerned about Syria's interest in Lebanon; fear Syria to take control of country bit by bit. Syria protecting Christians against leftists in own best interest; reasons given.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Kalb, Marvin;
Sheahan, John
Duration:
00:02:30

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