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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(London, England: Martha Teichner) Assassination of new president of Lebanon, Rene Moawad, featured; scenes shown of debris following bombing of his car in Beirut; details given of his role in Arab-brokered peace plan effort. Opposition to Moawad from Christian military leader Michel Aoun noted.
(Studio: Dan Rather) Discussion held with Middle East expert Fouad Ajami of events in Lebanon. [AJAMI - outlines overall support in area for Moawad and says situation in Lebanon is hopeless with presence now of a threat of a partitioning of the country between Christians and Moslems.]
- Rather, Dan;
- Teichner, Martha
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