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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) guerrillas trapped in Beirut, Lebanon, reported exchanging fire with Israeli forces; reports of Syrian-Israeli skirmishes noted in breach of cease-fire agreement noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Beirut, Lebanon) Current atmosphere here examined; films shown. Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported leaving for United States where he plans to ask for support of plan eliminating PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) guerrillas within 25 miles of Israel. Size of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) weapons recovered noted.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas
(DC) Implications of current Mideast war for United States and USSR weaponry examined. [Dr. Bart O'NEILL - notes Israel's improvements on United States weapons systems.] United States officials noted collecting data from Israelis on weapons' performances.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch
- Lynch, Bill;
- Pappas, Ike;
- Rather, Dan
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