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(Studio) United States said Pressuring Israel not in invade west Beirut; details given. Former prime minister Saeb Salam reported claiming PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) ready to negotiate.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Atmosphere here today examined; Prime Min. Menahem Begin's attitude toward United States envoy Philip Habib mentioned. Knesset's stance on military assault on west Beirut noted. [Knesset For. Affairs Committee spokesperson Eliahu BEN-ELISSAR - thinks PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) should leave vol. before Israel takes further action.] Stance of ntns. involved in dispute outlined on screen, discussed. Conflicting reports on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) willingness to leave Lebanon outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Fenton
- Fenton, Tom;
- Rather, Dan
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