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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285042

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 27, 1982
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(Studio) Focus of today's Israeli air raid on Beirut, Lebanon, reported; continuing efforts of United States envoy Philip Habib to mediate situation noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jerusalem, Israel) Beirut fighting today examined; films shown. [Senator Paul TSONGAS - notes Prime Min. Menahem Begin's attitude.] [Senator Paul McCLOSKEY - acknowledges possible duping by PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat.] [Defense minister Ariel SHARON - criticizes Arafat's maneuver.] Collapse of anti-war demonstration in Jerusalem explained; Habib's continual efforts described.

(Studio) State Department reported announcing indefinite suspension of cluster bomb shipments to Israel; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

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