CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 29, 1981
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(Studio) Israel reported involved in dogfight with Syrian fighter near Beirut, Lebanon.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Tel Aviv, Israel) [Prime Min. Menahem BEGIN - comments on Syrian threat to shoot down Israeli jets; announces downing of Syrian plane.] Begin's justification of continued Israeli reconnaissance flights outlined. [BEGIN - calls it legitimate defense measures.] Terrorist attack near Jerusalem discussed; current status of US-negotiated cease-fire between Israel and Palestinians in Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Bob Simon
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