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Lebanon #295810

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1984
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(Studio) Status of fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, today reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Beirut, Lebanon) Atmosphere here today examined; films shown. Upcoming reconciliation talks in Switzerland between Syrian-backed Moslems, Christians and remainder of Amin Gemayel's government noted. Positions and demands of each faction listed on screen; other groups said not representative at Lausanne. [Christian Forces spokesperson Naoum FARAH - isn't concerned about conf.] Potential gains from Swiss conference considered.
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

(Lausanne, Switzerland) Gemayel's arrival here and agenda for conference noted; Druse and Moslem opponents said apparently dropping their demand for Gemayel's resignation. Films shown. Irony in conf.'s Lausanne meeting site, Le Beau Rivage Hotel, noted. [Tourist Karen WESCH - describes security at hotel.]
REPORTER: Richard Roth

Kroft, Steve;
Dean, Morton;
Roth, Richard

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