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Lebanon / Power Struggle #42196

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 13, 1976
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(Studio) Parliament votes for President Suleiman Franjieh to step down for well-being of nation
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Beirut, Lebanon) Army support for military takeover almost unanimous. Brigadier General Aziz al Abdab proclaimed military takeover 2 days ago. Syrians and Palestinians haven't opposed move. People begin to venture out on sts.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) Franjieh defies parliament; refuses to resign. He can be put on trial for treason or be forcibly removed.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

King, Jerry;
Koppel, Ted

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