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Lebanon / US-Israel Relations #288992

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 01, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Tension evident among Israeli troops stationed here as illustrated in incident last Friday between Israeli tank ofr. and CBS news crew examined; films shown. [Israeli OFR. - shouts at newsmen.] United States Major Herman Kafura, commander of United States observers here, noted threatened several times by Israelis. [KAFURA recalls 1 murder threat.] [Israeli Major General Amnon LIPKIN - defs. army's behavior.] [KAFURA - describes threat against other United States officers] Kafura's claim that city's civilian population has been subjected to Israeli machine gun assaults noted. [KAFURA - recalls incident.] [LIPKIN - responds; claims to have been attacked from areas in which United States Marines are stationed.]
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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