CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 24, 1979
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(Studio) Continued Israeli attacks on south Lebanon Palestinian bases reported; wkend. terrorist raid in Israel recalled. Egypt's condemnation of Israel quoted.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Report noted cleared by Israeli censors. Israeli raids on south Lebanon detailed; films shown. Crusader castle said stronghold of Palestinian guerrillas in area. Palestinian attack on Nahariya, Israel, Sunday recalled. New Israeli strategy with regard to Palestinian guerrilla attacks outlined. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's recommendation of death penalty reinstatement for terrorists guilty of "unusual brutality" cited; present status of capital punishment in Israel stated. Adolph Eichmann's execution in Israel recalled. Probable approval of Begin's recommendation noted.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
(Tyre, Lebanon) Israeli shelling of Tyre, include PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) headquarters there, reported; films shown. Pressure on United Nations troops in south Lebanon since declaration of independence of area by Christian militia leader Major Saad Haddad detailed. Restrictions placed on United Nations troop mvts. by Haddad cited; Litani River mentioned. Northward migration by Lebanese refugees reported.
REPORTER: Bert Quint