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(Studio) Israel reported sealing off Beirut, Lebanon; details illustrated on map; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat reported believed trapped in city.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Beirut, Lebanon) Public's response to invasion described. [Israeli SOLDIER - compares reception to that given liberating troops in World War II.] [Palestinian GUERRILLA - pledges to kill Israelis.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Boost given Christian militia by Israel's taking of Beirut explained; President Elias Sarkis reported creating "committee of national salvation" of both Christian and Moslem leaders [Knesset member Eliahu BEN-ELISSAR - considers Lebanon's future.] Chief of staff Rafael Eytan's casualty toll outlined.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(S. Lebanon) Tyre's effort to recover examined; films shown. [Univ. prof. Mati PELED - considers military's possible overkill.] [Mil. spokesperson Shmuel FRANKEL - defs. action.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw
- Faw, Bob;
- Kladstrup, Don;
- Rather, Dan;
- Tunnell, Doug
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