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Lebanon / Shelling / Troops / Evacuations #44019

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 22, 1976
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(Studio) 47 killed as Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon shelled. Peacekeeping forces move near Beirut airport.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) Libyan troops make up part of force. Airport open for 1st time in 16 days.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith (narrates)

(Studio) British-organized land convoy leaves Beirut with ?00 foreigners bound for Damascus.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Beirut, Lebanon) Evacuees gather at British embassy. 750 foreigners left Beirut in past week Americans distributed throughout 6 buses to avoid American concentration.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

(Damascus, Syria) Convoy reaches Syria after 8-hr. drive. Most of evacuees were British; French, Canadians and Americans incld. Trip had been delayed since Saturday [WOMAN - describes trip.] Most will spend night in Syria and then leave for home cntrys. Many will come back when conditions get better. Syria may push harder to get settlement in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) United States Navy ship which left Lebanon Sunday lands in Greece.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Athens, Greece) Evacuees arrive in port of piraeus. 279 people of 24 nationalities are aboard; 116 are Americans [American University professor Tom GORRY - explains why he decided to leave Lebanon.] Various embassies arranged travel plans for evacuees. Reporter unsure why more Americans didn't evacuate.
REPORTER: Bill Brannigan

Brannigan, Bill;
Brown, Hilary;
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Smith, Howard K.

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