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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285001

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 25, 1982
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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat reported signing statement accepting UN resolutions on Palestinian question.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Beirut, Lebanon) [Voice of Representative Paul McCLOSKEY - hopes negotiations with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) will begin now that Arafat has signed statement.] Issue of UN Resolution 242 discussed; remarks of Representative Elliott Levitas quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Sherman

(Studio) Issue of United States talks with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) noted opposed by Israelis.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Conclusion here that Arafat's statement was propaganda ploy examined. Israeli warning to Syrians with regard to bases in Lebanon discussed.

(DC) State Department's reaction to development examined in detail; uniden. analyst's criticism of McCloskey's role in affair quoted.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Beirut, Lebanon) Background events leading to Arafat's signed statement discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Wallace

Faw, Bob;
Flynn, Rita;
Sherman, Peter;
Stahl, Lesley;
Wallace, Mike

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