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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #524065

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 12, 1982
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(Studio) Israel and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) in south Lebanon reported agreeing on cease-fire; issue of PLO leader Yasir Arafat's agreement to such prior to announcement considered.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Tel Aviv, Israeli) Spokesperson for foreign minister Yitzhak Shamir reported denying cease-fire was result of outside influence; meeting with United States envoy Philip Habib prior to announcement noted. Major Saad Haddad reported maintaining order in south Lebanon under cease-fire accords so far; details given. Lebanese Christian president Elias Sarkis and other leaders said hopefully regaining control of their nation Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported meeting with officials to plan post cease-fire withdrawal. REPORTER: Art Kent

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Beirut, Lebanon) Atmosphere here since cease-fire reached noted; action prior to cease-fire described, shown. Estimated civilian death toll considered; anticipated easing of tension noted.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Cease-fire between Syria and Israel said still holding.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Nabatiye, Lebanon) Atmosphere here following cease-fire examined; films shown. Reception given Christian leader Major Saad Haddad noted. [MAN - isn't afraid now.]
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) International Red Cross' assessment of situation noted; Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Mallory, Steve;
Miller, Paul;
Savitch, Jessica

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