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Mideast / Israel-Lebanon Conflict / Reagan's European Trip #284606

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 07, 1982
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(Studio) Israeli invasion of south Lebanon, include occupation of Tyre, Beaufort Castle, and Bekaa Valley described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli advance from guerrilla perspective examined; films shown. Israeli bombing of Beirut, allegedly include bombing of PLO leader Yasir Arafat's office, noted; rocket attack on United States embassy mentioned. Concern over possible Israeli-Syrian confrontation considered.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(S. Lebanon) Israeli perspective on invasion examined; films shown. Cities controlled by Israel today discussed. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's tour of captured Beaufort Castle while President Reagan's envoy Philip Habib waited noted. [Former United Nations ambassador Chaim HERZOG - considers length of PLO resistance.] Issue of Syrian counterattacks considered.

(Vatican City) Lebanese situation said not interfering with President Reagan's meeting with Pope John Paul II; films shown. [REAGAN - notes concern for Latin American, Mideast, Poland.] [PONTIFF - cites crisis in Lebanon.] Response of American seminarians to President's visit noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Navy reported sending amphibious force to Mideast; details given. Special tonight on invasion announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Faw, Bob;
Kladstrup, Don;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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