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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #78612

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 15, 1982
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(Studio) Cease-fire in Lebanon said apparently broken with sporadic fighting between Israelis, Syrians and PLO; Syria said rejecting 2nd Israeli ultimatum. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Syrian and PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) forces in Beirut reported firing on Israeli troops; chief of staff Rafael Eytan's assessment of situation noted Casualties listed on screen; no of POWs mentioned Prime Min.d Menahem Begin's departure for United States discussed; issue of United States support for Israeli peace initiative in Lebanon considered
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Situation in west Beirut discussed; PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chrm Yasir Arafat said allegedly touring Palestinian defenses Photo shown United States envoy Philip Habib reported meeting with Lebanese foreign minister regarding Israeli demands,
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) President Dwight Eisenhower's reference to military-ind complex recalled
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Brown, Hilary;
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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