Search the Archive

Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285450

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 1982
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Apparent end to siege of Beirut, Lebanon, by Israel as evacuation of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) draws near reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Jerusalem, Israel) United States envoy Philip Habib's explanation to Prime. Min. Menahem Begin of PLO's decision to withdraw and Begin's response quoted on screen. [Defense minister Ariel SHARON - considers evacuation an expulsion rather than a withdrawal.] Basis of Israel's continuing concern explained; Israel noted demanding return of captured Israeli soldiers as well as remains of others before evacuation begins. Current location of United States Sixth Fleet noted.

Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.