CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 15, 1976
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(Studio) Much diplomatic activity occurs in Cairo, Egypt and Damascus, Syria,in efforts to bring end to Lebanon civil war, but today's events may make Christian-Moslem reconciliation impossible. Lebanon President Suleiman Franjieh, Christian, stripped Premier Rashid Karami, Moslem, of all 3 cabinet posts and left him only premiership which is his by law. In cabinet posts, Franjieh names Christian friend, Camille Chamoun; also names him acting premier in Karami's absence. Franjieh has only 8 days left in office, but he and Chamoun, head of Christian Phalangist militia,will rule till then.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
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