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Mideast / Lebanon / Israel #497928

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 19, 1978
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(Studio) United Nations Security Council's plans to send peacekeeping force to Lebanon noted. Request to remove Israeli troops from Lebanon stated. Further details of United Nations resolution outlined. Film of United Nations vote shown. Israeli troop advancement deep into Lebanon reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(S. Lebanon) Nearly unrestricted Israeli troop movement toward Quana cited. Quana, Tyre, coast and Litani River all described as objectives of Israeli infiltration.
REPORTER: Jack Reynolds

(Tyre, Lebanon) Report on Palestinian soldiers upset by United States hypocritical peace talk; frantic Palestinian refugee evacuation. PLO's belief that Israeli offensive linked to upcoming meeting between President Carter and Israeli Prime Min. Begin noted; details given.
REPORTER: John Cochran

(Studio) Consensus at hard-line Arab meeting in Damascus, Syria, that Israeli casualties 3 times greater than Palestinians, noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Cochran, John;
Reynolds, Jack;
Savitch, Jessica

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