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Mideast / Israel / Lebanon #256965

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 1978
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(Studio) Stalled movement of peacekeeping force into south Lebanon reported Contd. presence of Israeli soldiers inside Lebanon noted. Control of most land s. of Litani River by Israel noted. Hopes for cease-fire cited by Israel; Palestinian view different.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Lebanon) Tyre assault described. Control of south Lebanon by Israel noted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Israeli Occupied Lebanon) Film of Israeli troop movement shown; film cleared by Israeli censors. Palestinian guerrilla attacks on Israeli town Kiryat Shimon noted. Refugees numbered at 200,000 as result of Israeli offensive. Litani River offensive outlined.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

Tunnell, Doug;
Bowen, Jerry;
Cronkite, Walter

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