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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #524340

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 26, 1982
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(Studio) Israel reported breaking latest cease-fire with confrontation in Bekaa Valley; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Current status of cease-fire's. of Beirut noted; possible impact on Israel of Secretary of State Alexander Haig's resignation considered. [Israeli cabinet member Ya'acov MERIDOR - notes government's commitment not to invade Beirut; elaborates; thinks PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) will be destroyed.] Consequences of invasion cited.

(Studio) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reaction to Haig's resignation described.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Beirut, Lebanon) Today's fighting here examined; films shown. Portions of video broadcast censored by Israel. Impact of fighting on civilians noted.
REPORTER: Steve Mallory

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Kur, Bob;
Mallory, Steve;
Savitch, Jessica

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