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Lebanon / Civil War / Syrian Role #321416

CBS Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Syrian forces reported marching into Beirut, Lebanon, to stop street fighting between Amal militia and pro-Iranian Hizballah. Report introduced.

(London, England: Bill McLaughlin) Syrian troops shown enforcing cease-fire in Beirut, Lebanon; details given. [MAN - calls fighters animals.] Journalists shown taking tour of south slums. Terrorist Abdul Hamadei shown standing in street; Hamadei noted holding some hostages in slums. Syria noted warning Washington, DC that any rescue attempts would ensure death of hostages. Syria noted attempting to stop Hizballah from controlling Beirut.

McLaughlin, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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