NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 21, 1981
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(Studio) Prime Min. Menahem Begin's rejection of United States appeal for cease-fire in Israel's offensive in Lebanon reported; his further remarks to United States envoy Philip Habib noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Jerusalem, Israel) Begin-Habib meeting examined; films shown. President Reagan, Secretary of State Alexander Haig mentioned. [BEGIN - says government will continue defense of Israel.] [HABIB - will proceed with his mission.] Possibility of United States delivery of F-16s resuming, if cease-fire established, considered; continued Palestinian rocket attack on north Israel reported.
REPORTER: Arthur Kent
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