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Lebanon #295519

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 22, 1984
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(Studio) Separate messages sent Lebanon's President Amin Gemayel from United States and Syria today noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) United States reported suspending plans to deliver armored personnel carriers to Lebanese army; implications for Gemayel considered. Latest peace plan, negotiated by Saudi Arabia but dictated by Syria, discussed. [Saudi ambassador Prince BANDAR bin Sultan - notes they're the only game in town.] Details of plan outlined on screen; Gemayel's allies, include former president Camille Chamoun and members of Gemayel's family, mentioned opposing plan. Israeli- Christian militia alliance described; probability of permanent partitioning of Lebanon considered.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Continue battle for Suk al-Gharb reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Abey, Lebanon) Christian Phalangist destruction of Druse Moslems' holiest shrine at Abey and Druse response examined; films shown. [DRUSE - describe losses.] [Kamal HOMSSI - tries not to hate Christians too much.]
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

McLaughlin, Bill;
Pintak, Larry;
Rather, Dan

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