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Lebanon / Massacre / Israeli Invasion #525905

NBC Evening News for Monday, Sep 20, 1982
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(Studio) Est. death toll from Beirut, Lebanon, massacre this wkend. reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Beirut, Lebanon) Massacre's psychological toll of refugee camps examined; reaction today to rumor that troops of Christian milita leader Major Saad Haddad were in region noted. Residents said believing Haddad's forces responsible for slaughter. [Dr. Marcel PRINCE - reacts to carnage.] Lebanese army said now in control of camps; Mourabitoun militia leader Ibrahim Koleilat noted pointing out massacre hadn't occurred where militia had prevented Israelis from taking over. Mass burial of some victims mentioned.
REPORTER: Paul Miller

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Studio) Commentary concerns Israel's invasion of Lebanon; strain on Israel's relationship with Egypt; International prominence given PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat (incl. audience with Pope John Paul II) noted. Major Israeli newspaper, "Maariv", reported blaming Israel for indirect responsibility for pogrom in refugee camps; implications for Begin government of use of word "pogrom" by Jewish newspaper to describe Arab massacre considered.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Amin Gemayel, thought easily winning tomorrow's president elecs. in Lebanon. Challenger Camille Chamoun said withdrawing from race today.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Chancellor, John;
Miller, Paul;
Mudd, Roger

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