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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 14, 1982
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(Studio) Limbo status of territories occupied by Israel since 1967 war noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(W. Bank) PLO's status as military organization noted. Issue of ongoing Palestinian problem in Israel's occupied territories of Gaza and West Bank examined; apparent Israeli motive in invading Lebanon as relates to occupied lands discussed. [Dismissed mayor of El Bireh, Ibrahim TAWIL - thinks PLO ranks have doubled due to Lebanon.] Tactics employed by Israel to suppress Palestinian opposition described. [Dismissed mayor of Gaza, Rashad SHAWA - notes Israeli oppression.] Lack of civil rights for Palestinians described; Abdullah Bashir's agriculture losses cited as example of Palestinians' plight. [BASHIR - (thru translator) reacts to losses.]
REPORTER: Tom Fenton

(Studio) Commentary concerns Israel's approach to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Palestinians, Lebanon invasion; Argentine General Leopoldo Galtieri and Yasir Arafat mentioned. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's stance on issue described. "The Economist" quoted.
REPORTER: Bill Moyers

Fenton, Tom;
Moyers, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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