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Lebanon #276834

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 30, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Admin.'s concern over worsening of situation in Lebanon discussed; mtg. between Secretary of State Alexander Haig and United Nations Secretary General Kurt Waldheim mentioned. Films shown. Syria's introduction of USSR missiles into conflict yesterday said aggravating situation due to possible response of Israel; details given. Alleged number of USSR and E. German advisers in Lebanon mentioned.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported meeting tonight with United States ambassador Sam W. Lewis with regard to situation in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Begin's response to missile issue outlined; films shown. [BEGIN - says information has to be confirmed.] Palestinian rocket attack on Kiryat Shmona said following Israeli raid on Beaufort Castle in Lebanon; details given, films shown. Pol. dilemma faced by Begin outlined.

Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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