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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #524994

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 31, 1982
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(Studio) Lebanese foreign minister Fouad Boutros reported claiming negotiations for PLO withdrawal from Lebanon would begin soon; negotiations said allegedly based on Arab League proposal for pullout. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson said acting as though quick withdrawal was not possible; details given.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli blockade of west Beirut, with exception of Save the Children Fndn. and World Vision, noted eventually excluding the latter, Israeli order preventing World Vision relief convoys to enter west Beirut, shown, quoted. [Dennis HILGENDORF - notes impact of order.] [John McMILLIN - claims food only goes to civilians.] [Leonard ROGERS - is certain food does not reach PLO.] Uniden. Israeli ofr. quoted.
REPORTER: Rick Davis

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(Beirut, Lebanon) Efforts of civilians to cope with tragedy examined. [Dr. Aziz LOLIELAT - notes seriousness of situation; considers everyone a victim.] Implications of yesterday's attack by Israelis considered.
REPORTER: James Compton

(Studio) Saudi Arabian King Fahd reported claiming USSR only nation to benefit from crisis in Lebanon if United States isn't careful; details given. Fahd, sneaking to United States Representative Nick Rahall, quoted with regard to Palestinian homeland on Jordan's West Bank.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

Compton, James;
Davis, Rick;
Savitch, Jessica

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