CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 10, 1984
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(Studio) Preparations in Switzerland for Lebanon's reconciliation talks there and importance of Syria's role noted; films shown.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Beirut, Lebanon) Status of city's continuing fighting examined; films shown. [Phalangist commander Fadi FREM - explains his expectations for Swiss talks.] Strength of Syria's influence and decline in United States prestige noted. [MAN - dismisses United States.] [Moslem busman. Mouin KHALIL - claims ntns. should understand their task prior to intervention.] [Former prime minister Saeb SALAM - criticizes emptiness of United States promises; denies Marines will return.] Syrian President Hafez al-Assad mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft
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