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Israel / Lebanon Invasion #78539

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 10, 1982
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(Studio) Continue conflict in south Lebanon noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Current status of Israeli invasion discussed; President Reagan noted calling for Israeli withdrawal. Syrian and Israeli claims outlined; Syrian President Hafez al-Assad quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Israeli perspective on war examined; films shown. [CIVILIAN - doesn't want Syrians to return.] Israeli cabinet said meeting in special session to draft reply to Reagan's call for cease-fire; Israeli conditions for cease-fire outlined on screen. Prime Min. Menahem Begin's planned United States visit said proceeding as scheduled; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Seamans

(Beirut, Lebanon) Atmosphere in region examined; films shown. Israel's psychological maneuver described. Question of possible Israeli occupation of Beirut considered.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Reagan and President Leonid Brezhnev reported exchanging letters on Mideast war; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Bonn, West Germany) [Secretary of State Alexander HAIG - rejects Israeli invitation to visit Jerusalem.] Reagan-Brezhnev letters outlined on screen, discussed. Saudi Arabian foreign minister Saud al-Faisal noted meeting with Reagan and West Germans over war.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Jennings, Peter;
McCourt, Mike;
Reynolds, Frank;
Seamans, Bill

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