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Mideast / Lebanon / Israel #256923

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1978
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(Studio) Peacekeeping force to be sent into Lebanon on United Nations authority noted. Israeli Prime Min. Begin's arrival in United States for talks with President Carter reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(UN) United Nations Security Council action taken, on urging from Lebanese ambassador Ghassan Tueni, and United States behind the scenes described. Reservations with regard to peace- keeping force expressed by Israeli amb, Chaim Herzog reported [HERZOG - says terrorists must be kept out of south Lebanon; details.] United Nations Secretary General Waldheim's inability to take action in Lebanon with regard to Herzog's recommendations till Security Council authorization noted. United States hopes for quick settlement outlined.
REPORTER: Richard C. Hottelet

(Studio) Rptdly., 12 miles inside Lebanon controlled by Israeli troops.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Solidification of positions in Lebanon by Israelis detailed. Israeli Prime Min. Begin's doubts about United Nations peacekeeping force in buffer zone reported [BEGIN - says problem to be discussed with President Carter.] Captured Palestinian terrorist's account of last week's raid near Tel Aviv reviewed.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Studio) Situation in Tyre, Lebanon, outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Tyre, Lebanon) Israeli raid on Tyre described. Israeli objective in area outlined.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Mtg. of number of hard-line Arab states noted. Joint effort to combat Israeli invasion called for by Syrian foreign minister. Expressed doubts of Syrian President Assad with regard to peacekeeping force's value given.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Bowen, Jerry;
Dean, Morton;
Hottelet, Richard C.;
Tunnell, Doug

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