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Mideast / Lebanon Conflict / Arafat #443069

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1969
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(Studio) Lebanon Army and Arab guerrillas resume fighting. Lebanese Commander in Chief, Major General Emile Bustani, flew to Cairo for talks with Egyptian ldrs Gunfire in Beirut. Foray against United States Embassy turned back.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

(Lebanon-Syria Border) Guerrillas in control at various border points. Commandos in Yanta make sure supply line from Syria to Lebanon not cut off. Village life normal Guerrillas say they must be allowed to operate from all Arab cntrys. 2 groups not fighting here
REPORTER: Wilson Hall

(Studio) Leader of guerrillas, Yasir Arafat, refuses to hear of negotiated settlement with Army. Wants freedom for guerrillas in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley

Hall, Wilson;
Huntley, Chet

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