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Israel / Lebanon Raids #278350

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 18, 1981
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(Studio) Current death toll in Beirut, Lebanon, from Israel's latest raid reported; President Reagan's envoy Philip Habib noted back in region in effort to mediate crisis.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Beirut, Lebanon) Aftermath of yesterday's raid here examined; films shown. [PLO spokesperson Mahmoud LABADI - claims Menahem Begin can't act without approval from US.] City's anticipation of further raids discussed. Israel's attack on coastal town today described. Impotence of United Nations forces in region to halt conflict's escalation noted.
REPORTER: Larry pintak

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Habib's return to Israel in effort to arrange cease-fire examined; his meeting tomorrow with Begin considered. Continued Palestinian attacks on north Israeli towns such as Kiryat Shemona and Nahariya discussed. Begin's probable response to Habib outlined.

Schieffer, Bob;
Simon, Bob;
pintak, Larry

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