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(Studio) Details given of clash between Israeli and Syrian war planes; fight noted occurring during Israeli rocket attacks on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) positions in south Lebanon.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) Accusations by State Department against Israel with regard to preemptive bombing strategy against Palestinian targets in Lebanon noted; significance in change in State Department terminology examined. Role of US-supplied weapons, especially F-15 jet fighter in controversy outlined. Possible reasons for Syrian involvement considered. Egypt-Israel peace talks mentioned.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
- Cronkite, Walter;
- Kalb, Marvin
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