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Lebanon / Reconciliation Talks #535907

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 1984
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(Studio) Lebanese participants in reconciliation talks in Switzerland reported agreeing on cease-fire; details of plan outlined on screen. Fighting in Beirut today described.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) Role of "power" of faction leaders in determining their weight at Swiss talks, reflected by actual military success in Lebanon, examined; Amin Gemayel cited as example [DRUSE - recall recent Christian slaughter of Druse villagers.] Followings of Walid Jumblatt, Shiite leader Nabih Berri, Pierre Gemayel and Camille Chamoun discussed; strength of Syria here considered.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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