Search the Archive

Lebanon #246554

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 22, 1976
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Fighting resumes in and around Beirut. Joint Arab peace-keeping force takes position at Beirut airport. British-led convoy with 10 Americans goes overland to Damascus. United States ship with evacuees arrives in Athens, Greece.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Athens, Greece) United States said to have rendered de facto recognition to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in refugee evacuation. United States effort said to have been under PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) protection. Evacuation said joint US, Palestinian operation. USS Spiegel Grove described. United States Navy said ready to use force to protect evacuees. Fewer persons evacuated than expected. Palestinians said real winners as in charge of beach from which evacuation made.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

(Studio) In Paris Henry Kissinger asked if United States had had contact with PLO. Paris film shown. [KISSINGER - denies direct United States contact with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) during evacuation. Necessarily United States had to deal with intermediaries. Control of evacuation area by other Palestinian groups, as well as PLO, noted.]
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Sheahan, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.