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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #284430

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1982
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(Studio) Israeli forces reported cornering Syrian troops along Beirut-Damascus hwy.; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Contd. Israeli assault on west Beirut examined; films shown. Details of Israeli-Syrian confrontation outlined; Begin cabinet said still divided over Israeli invasion of west Beirut. Special envoy Philip Habib reported planning discussion with Israeli officials on possible cease-fire. Details given.
REPORTER: Ike Pappas

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Severe explosion here examined; films shown.

(Studio) Concern that Israel will invade west Beirut noted; Prime Min. Menahem Begin recalled telling President Reagan that such invasion won't occur; defense min. Ariel Sharon said under pressure to limit war. Details given.
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey Dan Rather

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli reaction to army's invasion examined; films shown. [Labor party leader Shimon PERES - notes extent of society's involvement in war.] Anti-war protest shown, discussed. [MAN - comments.] [Prof. Asa KASHER - thinks expressions of outrage should be allowed; refers to Israeli assault on Beirut, Sidon and Tyre.]
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Pizzey, Allen;
Pappas, Ike;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug

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