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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285432

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 18, 1982
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(Studio) Lebanese government reported agreeing to peace plan negotiated by United States envoy Philip Habib pertaining to )[Israeli invasion and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) evacuation from Lebanon. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said agreeing to Israeli demand that a captured pilot and bodies of 9 soldiers be returned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Habib's continuing mediation noted. [HABIB - claims to always be happy.] [For. minister Fouad BOUTROS - claims outstanding issues have been involved.] Deployment of international peacekeeping force and evacuation plans outlined, discussed. Lebanon's parliament noted due to elect new president; prospect of new violence over rightist extremists' push for Bashir Gemayel as new president noted. Islamic leaders said opposing him as mouthpiece of Israel.
REPORTER: Bob Simon

(Studio) Multintl. peacekeeping force's deployment explained, illustrated on map; conditions for United States participation noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Damascus, Syria) Preparations in Damascus for PLO's arrival examined; films shown. Al Fatah's role noted.
REPORTER: Doug Tunnell

(Studio) "Aerospace Daily" newsletter reported announcing Israeli sales of captured PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) weapons to Iran; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob;
Tunnell, Doug
Duration:
00:04:50

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