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Lebanon / PLO Evacuation #285661

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 30, 1982
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(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat reported leaving Beirut, Lebanon, today; details given.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

(Beirut, Lebanon) Role of French and United States troops in protecting Arafat noted; his farewell meeting with Prime Min. Shafik al-Wazan mentioned, shown. Chaotic send-off examined;Arafat noted heading for Athens aboard Greek vessel.

(Jerusalem, Israel) Israel's continuing concerns over Lebanon situation delineated; films shown. Elec. of Bashir Gemayel discussed as possible complicating factor as well as international terrorism, such as recent events in Paris, France.

(Studio) Arafat quoted with regard to continuing Palestinian battle.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt

Faw, Bob;
Kuralt, Charles;
Simon, Bob

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