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Lebanon #42716

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 10, 1976
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(Studio) Peace hopes exist with regard to Lebanon civil war. Lebanese parliament meets in Beirut.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Beirut, Lebanon) Attendance high, but Kamal Jumblatt and Raymond Edde fail to come. Parliament votes to change const. to allow election in 10 days, action urged by US, France and Syria. Presence of Christian mbrs. means Suleiman Franjieh has lost support. Franjieh resignation expected. Beirut relatively quiet. Syrian blockade cuts arms flow into Lebanon. Situation said volatile, as street unrest noted.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Koppel, Ted

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