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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #284875

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 02, 1982
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(Studio) Israel's continuing psychological intimidation of west Beirut, Lebanon, described.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Atmosphere here noted. [PLO chairperson Yasir ARAFAT - considers actions speaking louder than words.] PLO's preparation for Israeli invasion considered. [GUERRILLAS - are committed to remaining in Beirut despite possible call for evacuation by Arafat.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

(Beirut, Lebanon) [Israeli defense minister Ariel SHARON - notes purpose of invasion.] Lebanon's earlier effort to gain independence from PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted; village resident Heskander Habib said claiming that President Reagan's envoy Philip Habib is his nephew. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) arms cache in nearby village mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

Kladstrup, Don;
Rather, Dan;
Tunnell, Doug

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