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Mideast Developments #500269

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 1978
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(Studio) Israeli air attack on Palestinian bases in Lebanon, in retaliation for Palestinian attack on Israeli airline crew in London, noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Beirut, Lebanon) Details given about Israeli air attack on bases near Beirut. Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine's claim of responsibility for London attack reported Israeli raid noted as hitting Yasir Arafat's PLO bases, not those of PFLP.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(DC) [State Department spokesperson Tom RESTON - gives State Department response to both acts of violence. Mentions reported of Israeli attacks near Beirut and Damour.] Upcoming Camp David summit and administration policies with regard to it stated.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

Brinkley, David;
Mallory, Steve;
Valeriani, Richard

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