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(Studio) United Nations Secretary Javier Perez de Cuellar reported ordering observers into Israeli-occupied Lebanon; possible conflict with Israel discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Tel Aviv, Israel) Current status of fighting between Israel and PLO discussed; films shown. [Israeli defense minister Ariel SHARON - is committed to alternative should negotiations fail.] Israeli official' s response to proposed schedule for PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) withdrawal, an assessment of which was given by Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger, noted. Dilemma faced by Prime Min. Menahem Begin explained.
REPORTER: Bob Faw
(Beirut, Lebanon) Current status of conflict examined; films shown. [PALESTINIAN - pledges to continue fight in another country if necessary.] War's impact on civilians described, shown. [MAN - prays for help.]
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey
(Studio) Compromise United States plan calling for withdrawal of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) said apparently rejected by Moslem and leftist leaders; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) and Israel noted disagreeing over international peacekeeping force.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
- Faw, Bob;
- Pizzey, Allen;
- Rather, Dan
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