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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285110

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 30, 1982
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(Studio) Latest cease-fire in Beirut, Lebanon, and today's fighting discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Prime Min. Menahem Begin said warning of further Israeli bombings if negotiated settlement isn't reached soon. Today's fighting examined, films shown. Begin said informing Knesset members that United States envoy Philip Habib has failed to get commitment of withdrawal from PLO; details given. [For. minister Yitzhak SHAMIR - notes limits of Israel's patience.] USS Independence said possibly part of multintl. peacekeeping force in Lebanon.

(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said allegedly agreeing in principle to withdraw in 3 weeks
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat's silence on issue of withdrawal noted; concern over sanitation conditions in west Beirut discussed; films shown. [WOMAN - questions Israel and United States motives.]
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz reported meeting with Egyptian foreign minister Kamal Hassan Ali today regarding confusing signs from Mideast; concern over impact of continuing Israeli bombardments of west Beirut discussed. Letter to President Reagan from President Hosni Mubarak outlined. [ALI - notes Egyptian position on issue.] United States stance noted calling for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) withdrawal prior to negotiations.

Faw, Bob;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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