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Mideast Cease-Fire / Israel / Lebanon #256986

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 21, 1978
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(Studio) Declaration of Israeli cease-fire in south Lebanon outlined. Cease-fire effectiveness questioned; details given. Cease-fire reported while Israeli Prime Min. Begin and Carter mtgs. in session.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Israeli-Controlled Lebanon) Film cleared by Israeli censors shown. Tyre assault described. Superior weapon power of Israelis noted. Arrival of UN peacekeeping forces on Thursday in south Lebanon reported.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Beirut, Lebanon) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reaction to cease-fire given. Head of new United Nations peace force Major General Emmanuel Erskine and overall commander of United Nations troops in Mideast Ensio Silvasvuo's arrival in Lebanon reported; consultation with Lebanese and Palestinians outlined. [Lieutenant General Ensio SIILVASVUO- says UN peacekeeping troops for Lebanon not quite ready yet.]

Cronkite, Walter;
Fenton, Tom;
Lee, Mike

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