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Chad Conflict #292626

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Aug 06, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's decision to send aid to Chad noted. Conflict said between Chad government and rebels backed by Libya's Muammar el-Kadhafi.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) State Department comments with regard to sending AWACs and fighter jets to support Chad quoted. Consultation with other govts., include French, noted. File tape shown. Siege of Faya-Largeau, Chad, mentioned. Fighter jets said mostly F-15s.

(Studio) Chad President Hissene Habre's appeal to France to send fighter aircraft noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Ford, Sam;
Schieffer, Bob

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