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Mideast / Lebanon / Guerrillas / Israel #2706

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 24, 1969
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Bypassed Introduction Howard K. Smith (DC); Frank Reynolds (NYC)

(Studio) Govt. troops fight in Tripoli sts. professional guerrilla forces who support attacks from Lebanon. Syria puts pressure on Lebanon to join in all-out fight against Israel. Curfew imposed in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Beirut, Lebanon) Quiet pts. of city shown. Sketches of fighting shown. President Helou confers with other cntry.'s leaders Commandos and Lebanese Army reported fighting in South
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Israeli Dep. P.Min. Yigal Allon warns Israel won't stand by if Lebanon or Jordan's govt toppled.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Tel Aviv, Israel) If pro-guerrilla forces take over, Israel may have to strike out more to protect her borders. It would destroy hopes of negotiated settlement.
REPORTER: Russell Jones

Jennings, Peter;
Jones, Russell;
Reynolds, Frank

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