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Jumblatt Assassination #47701

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 1977
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(Studio) Assassination of Lebanon leftist Moslem and Palestinian leader Kamal Jumblatt noted; occurred south of Beirut and reasons and assassins unknown.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Background of Jumblatt in pols. and as head of Druze Muslims cited. Divisions between Muslims and Christian Phalangists presently and during Lebanon civil war noted; peace imposed by mainly Syria troops in Arab League peace-keeping force.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Network correspondent in Beirut, reports situation tense there. In Cairo, Egypt, PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat weeps over Jumblatt death and vows vengeance.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

Reasoner, Harry;
Smith, Jack;
Walters, Barbara

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