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Israel-Lebanon Conflict #264244

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 08, 1979
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(Studio) Continued Israeli strikes on Palestinian bases in south Lebanon detailed. Proximity of Syrian troops to raid cited.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(5. Lebanon) Details given with regard to Israeli shelling of Palestinian military weapons stronghold; films shown. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) quoted with regard to casualties. No. injured and killed in past few mos. stated.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) Buzzing of Beirut by Israeli jets while Yasir Arafat was giving speech reported; Arafat quoted with regard to US.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Tunnell, Doug

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