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(Studio) United States envoy Philip Habib reported setting August 1 as tentative deadline for PLO withdrawal from Beirut, Lebanon; France said joining United States in pledging peacekeeping troops for region. Latest round of Palestinian-Israeli fighting described, shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Beirut, Lebanon) [MAN - describes fighting.] Current atmosphere here examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Richard Roth
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Santa Barbara, California) White House perspective on peace negotiations by Philip Habib discussed; area of agreement and problem faced by Habib in finding haven for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) since Syria rejected them noted. Films shown. Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted. United States noted operating under time pressure due to belief that Israel's patience is wearing thin. President Reagan's vacation activities mentioned. Chief of staff James Baker mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
- Roth, Richard;
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Stahl, Lesley
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