CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 1981
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(Studio) Secretary of State Alexander Haig's assessment of crisis stemming from Syrian missiles in Lebanon quoted; continued efforts of President Reagan's envoy Philip Habib to mediate situation noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Implications of Habib's unexpected arrival here and his mtgs. with Prime Min. Menahem Begin discussed; intensification of Syrian war efforts in region considered. [BEGIN - notes seriousness of downing of Israeli reconnaissance plane.] Diplomatic elements of crisis outlined.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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