CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 05, 1981
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(Studio) Explosion of ammunition dump in Beirut reported Casualties noted. Communist forces owning dump said charging sabotage. Report on Beirut hospital specializing in care of wounded introduced
REPORTER: Phil Jones
(Beirut, Lebanon) Graduation ceremonies from medical school of American University of Beirut shown. Civil warfare shown. Survival of hospital of univ. noted. [Chief of Staff Dr. Amal KURBAN - calls hospital oasis of tranquility in sea of madness.] Emergency room scenes shown. Angry exchanges between families of victims in hospital corridor shown. Last mos. battle inside hospital recalled. Hospital's neutrality said appreciated by all. Excellence of hosp. noted. [Dr. Samil HARAN - explains why he practices in Lebanon.] Care for wounded and service in maternity ward contrasted. Future of grads. of AUB Hospital considered.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak
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