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Lebanon / Syria-Israel Relations #291391

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1983
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(Studio) Syria reported easing tensions with Israel in Lebanon; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Increasing public opposition to Israeli presence in Lebanon noted illustrated by number of army recruits refusing to participate in fighting there, preferring prison instead. [Soldier Zvika ZOREF - recalls horrors of war.] [Eli GEVA - explains refusing to lead men into Beirut.] Issue's divisive effect on nation discussed. [PARENT - notes cntry.'s ambivalence over Lebanon war.] [Deputy foreign minister Yehuda Ben-MEIR - defs. government's policy as based in reality.] Knesset member Yosef Burg's son Avraham Burg noted leading member of peace movement despite father's hardline stance. [Avraham BURG - cites need to define limits on Israeli power.]
REPORTER: Bob Faw

Reporter(s):
Faw, Bob;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:50

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