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Middle East / Lebanon / Israel / American Family In Beirut #40982

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 25, 1976
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(Studio) American diplomats try to forestall confrontation between Syrian and Israeli forces. Syrian troops making up bulk of peace-keeping force in Lebanon move close to Lebanese-Israeli border. During long period of war, most foreigners left Beirut but a few stayed.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Beirut, Lebanon) Slade family remained in apt. at American University of Beirut. Slade children able to go to school most days during war. Prof. Landry Slade, associate dean of Arts and Sciences at Univ. [Prof. SLADE - explains reasons for remaining in Beirut during war.] Virginia Slade helped run emergency reception desk at American Univ. hosp. Slades optimistic about Lebanon's future.

Ellis, Rex;
Reasoner, Harry

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