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Beirut / US-Israel Relations #528866

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 03, 1983
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(Studio) United States and Israel reported reaching agreement on new rules governing their presence in Beirut, Lebanon, following confrontation there yesterday between Marine and Israeli tanks.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) Captain Charles Johnson's response to tanks yesterday examined. [JOHNSON - recalls events.] [Colonel Thomas STOKES - defs. Johnson's actions.]
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israel's perception of incident examined. [General AMNON - minimizes situation.] United States and Israeli officials said agreeing on tanks' right- of-way in region; account of incident by Israeli Lieutenant Colonel Rafi noted. Statement issued by United States embassy in Beirut mentioned.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

Aicken, Vic;
Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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