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Mideast #278041

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 03, 1981
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(Studio) Israeli warships reported shelling deep into n Lebanon. Said farthest n attack in 4 years Anwar Sadat, Menahem Begin summit tomorrow anticipated Sharm el Sheikh said site.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Sharm el Sheikh) Scenes shown. Significance of Sharm el Sheikh noted. 1967 war recalled. Multintl. peace force, include Americans, said one subject for discussion. Surrender of Sinai to Egypt by Israel next April anticipated. Effect of summit on Begin's reelection noted. Effect of Syrian crisis on Begin's standing also noted. Reelection of Begin considered. Reaction of residents of Sinai area to Egypt takeover considered. Assets of Sinai noted. Underwater scenes shown. [Ophira Citizens' Committee Jacob BAR-LEVY - says people feel price of peace may be too high.] Background of Israeli, Egyptian, and Syrian relations recalled.

Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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