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Mideast / Lebanon / Israel / Confrontation #497918

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 17, 1978
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(Studio) Report on United Nations mtgs. underway with regard to Mideast situation. Peacekeeping force in Lebanon under consideration. Israeli commando raid reported near Tyre, Lebanon; leader of Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine rptdly. killed.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(S. Lebanon) Refugees' evacuation from homes, as Israeli fighting in Lebanon conts. unabated, noted.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

(Bint-Jbail, Lebanon) Israeli attack on suspected terrorist stronghold in town shown and described.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) No. of refugees from south Lebanon set at 100,000.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(S. Lebanon) Israeli raid on Tyre, Lebanon, recounted. Report denied by Israel. Feelings of Lebanese people noted. Palestinian guerrillas' thoughts on Israeli invasion recounted. Is noted prolonged war wanted by PLO; strategy outlined.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Supplies, to be shipped to Palestinians by Iraq through Syria, mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Reporter(s):
Brown, Hilary;
Chancellor, John;
Cochran, John;
Reynolds, Jack;
Savitch, Jessica
Duration:
00:06:10

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