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Mideast / Israel / Lebanon #53074

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 20, 1978
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(Studio) Land held by Israeli troops in south Lebanon now double 6 mile security belt noted. Token United Nations peacekeeping forces' departure for Lebanon recounted.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(Israel) Israeli, Lebanon situation described as unclear. Cease-fire reported in Lebanon by Israeli ambassador to United Nations but feeling in Israel quite different. Israeli defense minister's statement that no cease-fire underway outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tyre, Lebanon) Assault on Tyre described.
REPORTER: John Martin

(Jerusalem, Israel) Supplies from Syria and Iraq reported seen on way to Palestinian positions. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) leader Yasir Arafat rptdly. in Sidon. Palestinian ambush on Israeli soldiers reported by Palestinians. Palestinian guerrilla conf., planned for next Friday in Copenhagen, mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
Walters, Barbara

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