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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #524283

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 23, 1982
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(Studio) Latest cease-fire in Lebanon reported broken with fighting between Israelis, Syrians and PLO; details illustrated on map.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) United States reported closing embassy in west Beirut and evacuating personnel; implications of move considered. Films shown. [Druse leader Walid JUMBLATT - criticizes Israeli shelling of civilians.] Current situation in west Beirut described; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) agreement to conditional withdrawal outlined. Video portion of report censored.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Pictures censored said of injured youngsters; Israeli censors reported refusing NBC transmission of report on civilian casualties in Beirut. Details given. Incrd. censorship said imposed following Prime Min. Menahem Begin's return from US; details given.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Israelis invasion of Lebanon said accompanied by campaign on west bank of Jordan.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(W. Bank) Nablus riot in response to invasion of Lebanon shown; Israeli clampdown on West Bank examined in detail. Films shown. [MAN - notes incring. resistance to Israel.] Israel recalled removing Bassam al-Shakaa as mayor. [SHAKAA - notes people's pride in Palestinian fighters.] Mustapha Dudeen's cooperation with Israelis described. [DUDEEN - thinks PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) has been hit hard.] Israeli goal for West Bank outlined.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

(Studio) Israeli ambassador to United States Moshe Arens quoted with regard to negotiating with PLO.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin;
Mallory, Steve;
Mudd, Roger

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