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Mideast / Carter / South Lebanon #249374

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 10, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter's press conference remarks on Mideast and recent Palestinian rocket attacks on Israel and Israeli's retaliatory raid in south Lebanon on Wednesday noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [CARTER - refuses to condemn either side in recent attacks; says it points up volatile situation there and need to get to real issues and reconvene Geneva conf.] Reporter notes President doesn't say if he thinks conf. can begin before end of year
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Reports on damage in south Lebanon and Israeli defense of action and apology for civilian deaths. Israeli insistence that President Carter defends attack noted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Tel Aviv, Israel) [BEGIN - cites interpretation of Carter statement on recent action and Israel's stand on conflict.] Mtg. between Begin and US amb. Samuel Lewis noted. [BEGIN - regrets civilian casualties in south Lebanon, but doesn't apologize for raid.] Begin's remarks with regard to Egyptian President Sadat's offer to come to Israel to help peace effort, made in meeting with United States congress delegation, cited. REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Beirut, Lebanon) Report on destruction and continued cleanup efforts in area around Tyre and on Arab reaction from Syria, Jordan and Kuwait.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Cronkite, Walter;
Schieffer, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug

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