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Lebanon Crisis #277167

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1981
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(Studio) United States envoy Philip Habib's continued mtgs. with Syrian President Assad and Israeli Prime Min. Menahem Begin noted; Israeli cabinet said considering Habib's request for more time to settle Lebanon missile crisis.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jerusalem, Israel) Atmosphere here with regard to conflict over Syrian missiles in Lebanon discussed; films shown. [BEGIN - praises Habib's efforts.] Possible reasons for changing attitude here considered; area of Israeli criticism of United States plan mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Studio) House For. Affairs subcommittee said holding hearings on role of US weapons in Lebanese situation once crisis is over.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob
Duration:
00:02:20

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