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Lebanon / Terrorism, Journalists' Deaths, Israeli Occupation #542499

NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 22, 1985
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[Bypassed introduction]

(NYC) Employees of French embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, reported kidnapped by Islamic terrorists today. CBS News president Edward Joyce noted refusing Israeli Prime Min. Shimon Peres' explanation of troops' attack on CBS camera crew in which 2 CBS employees were killed; details given. NBC and ABC news said joining CBS in protesting to Israeli government Films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Marakeh, Lebanon) Israel's continued raids against Shiite villages examined; films shown. [Shiite leader Dr. Ali JABAR - remains committed to fighting occupation forces.] Psychological effect on Israelis noted reflected in their tank attack on CBS and Israeli camera crews yesterday. [Israeli reporter Moshe SHLONSKY - describes attack.] Recent deaths of Israelis by other Israelis mistaking them for terrorists noted. Suspected terrorist's mother (named) quoted.
REPORTER: Martin Fletcher

Brokaw, Tom;
Fletcher, Martin

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