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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #284294

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 18, 1982
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(Studio) Israeli troops reported moving deeper into Christian section of Beirut, Lebanon, as PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat is holed up in Moslem section.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Current atmosphere in Christian and Moslem sections of city compared; films shown. Israel's claim that Phalangists are breaking cease-fire noted; Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon's assessment of PLO activity in region given. His warning e: Syrian-backed PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) attacks on Israeli entrenchments cited. [SHARON - warns again violation of cease-fire by terrorists.] Sharon's call for involvement of United States in multi-ntl. peacekeeping force outlined.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) official reported claiming United States envoy Philip Habib is asking for surrender of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) officials; details give
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:30

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