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Lebanon / Sarkis #43223

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 10, 1976
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(Studio) Christian-Arab militiamen launch offensive against Moslems outside Beirut. President-elect Elias Sarkis not able to get total truce. 165 killed since his election.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) Sarkis under heavy guard in hotel by Syrian-backed Palestinian troops and Lebanese policemen. Sarkis meets with foreign diplomats, incling. French ambassador Hubert Argod. United States Ambassador L. Dean Brown met with Sarkis Sunday Fighting touched off by Sarkis' election.
REPORTER: Jim Bennett

Bennett, Jim;
Smith, Howard K.

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