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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #285466

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 02, 1982
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(Studio) Israeli advance against PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in Beirut, Lebanon, reported; President Reagan's displeasure with Israel said reflected in today's meeting with for. minister Yitzhak Shamir.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President's remarks to Shamir concerning Beirut fighting and envoy Philip Habib's mediation efforts outlined; official White House statement quoted on screen. Shamir's response noted. [SHAMIR - thinks PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) should be made aware of their limited choices.] USSR said revealing President Leonid Brezhnev's letter to Reagan, suggesting he crack down on Israel. [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - dismisses Brezhnev's letter as propaganda.] Possible course of United States-Israeli relationship considered.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Latest cease-fire in Beirut said strained.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Yesterday's fighting here examined; films shown. [PLO chairperson Yasir ARAFAT - claim Palestinians won't yield.] Extent of damage noted.
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey

(Beirut, Lebanon) Impact of Sunday's bombing on residents noted. [MAN - cites severity of fighting.] SHAMIR - can't afford to leave.] Israeli advance on PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) positions described.
REPORTER: John Blackstone

(Studio) Israel reported asking International Red Cross to sponsor evacuation of babies and pregnant women from region; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Blackstone, John;
Pizzey, Allen;
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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