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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 20, 1976
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(Studio) Christians and Moslems meet in Beirut and agree to 5-hr. truce Wednesday so wounded can be evacuated from Tell Zaatar refugee camp. They'll allow Saudi Arabia and Sudan peace-keeping forces to patrol green line separating Moslem and Christian sections. Rival groups to meet again soon if events move smoothly. Electricity and water to be restored to Moslem-controlled West Beirut. Report on American in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) American University history professor, Bill Ward, has lived here for 16 years He's married to Lebanese. 70% of Americans are married to Lebanese or are dual ntls. Ward family life described. [WARD - says his family won't leave Lebanon because it is home.] [Ula WARD - won't run away. Hopes we'll always be able to bounce back.] American embassy urges Americans to leave.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug

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