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Mideast / Refugees / United Nations Troops #53135

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 23, 1978
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(Studio) Refugee problem in Lebanon reported Israel denies charge that her jets hit Tyre. United Nations peace troops move from Israel to Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Lebanon) Blocking of peace troops by Christian Phalangist children at Lebanon border reported Film shown. This group said desiring Israel to stay in Lebanon. United Nations Iranian forces filmed proceeding to Litani River Canadian forces noted. United Nations site in Lebanon linked with charge that United Nations ignored PLO guerrilla activity in past. Mvt. of Israeli armor from Lebanon to Israel said not Israeli withdrawal, said to begin in 2 days.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

(Beirut, Lebanon) Arrival of French troops, part of United Nations force, filmed, reported Troops filmed marching and singing. Appt. of General Emmanuel Erskine as head of United Nations Interim Forces in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Difficulty of assignment noted. PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) reaction to United Nations presence in south Lebanon reported [Palestine leader Dr. George HABASH - says Palestinians wish their fight to go on, despite United Nations presence.] Prospects considered.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Reasoner, Harry;
Stewart, Bill
Duration:
00:03:50

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