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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #78723

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 22, 1982
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(Studio) Prior to departure for Israel, Prime Min. Menahem Begin reported meeting with Secretary of State Alexander Haig regarding current Israeli presence in Lebanon; Begin's appearance before Senate Foreign Relations Committee described. Senators Larry Pressler and Paul Tsongas noted commenting on questioning of Begin.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Confrontation in Lebanon between Israeli and Syrian forces reported, illustrated on map; continued conflict in Beirut mentioned. National salvation council noted meeting in Beirut; President Reagan's envoy Philip Habib said present.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Contd. battle in west Beirut discussed.
REPORTER: John McKenzie

(Studio) Israeli reaction to ABC's circumvention of its censorship laws to broadcast interview with PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) chairperson Yasir Arafat noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John;
Reynolds, Frank

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