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Lebanon / Hussein / Syria / Jumblatt / Brown / US #42565

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 31, 1976
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(Studio) King Hussein rptdly. talked about Lebanon to Senate Foreign Relations Committee
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Chairperson John Sparkman says Hussein said Syria could assume more influential role in settling things in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner (narrates)

(Studio) Syria to issue statement with regard to Lebanon. Moslem Socialist leader Kamal Jumblatt says nil. war may be over but political war comting. United States representative, ex-amb. Dean Brown, arrives to assess situation.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Beirut, Lebanon) Brown's arrival coincides with Israeli and Syrian troop buildups along their borders. Jumblatt against United Nations Security Council debate with regard to Lebanon. Leftists want to decide issue by selves. Leftists continue slow advance with damage to their own towns.
REPORTER: Jerry King

(Studio) 7 ships of United States 6th fleet off Lebanon's coast. No order to evacuate Americans PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat says Palestinians would sink American war ships if they enter harbors.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

King, Jerry;
Reasoner, Harry

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