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Lebanon / Syria #246793

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 08, 1976
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(Studio) Syrian troops continue drive to Beirut. Palestine guerrillas and Lebanese leftists oppose drive. Another Syrian armored column moved in on Sidon. Pro and anti-Syrian Moslems fight in Beirut. Right-wing Christians start up artillery blasts. Most electrical and telephone service cut off; water low. State Department concerned over Syria's long-term intentions.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Lebanon) Leftist and Palestinian forces bring Syrian drive to halt. Syria has advantage with air power. Syria now fighting their old allies: leftists and Palestinians, and are now allied with Christians.
REPORTER: John Sheahan

Rather, Dan;
Sheahan, John

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