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(Studio) Fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, intensifies and spreads. Lebanese forces hit guerrillas. Trouble began with guerrilla arrest and declaration against carrying of weapons. Palestine Liberation Army threatens its Syrian forces may join battle.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Beirut, Lebanon) [Film of tanks, destruction shown.] Sore said torn open again. 1969 fighting recalled. Death toll said high. [Tanks, trucks, shooting filmed.] Lebanese air force hits guerrillas. Cease-fire mtg. postponed. Civilians under curfew.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
- Jennings, Peter;
- Smith, Howard K.
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