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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #78764

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 24, 1982
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(Studio) prime Min. Menahem Begin reported assuring President Reagan that Israel would not take Beirut, Lebanon; significance of disclosure at this time noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) Contd. Israeli devastation of west Beirut discussed. Latest Israeli-Syrian conflict described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Israeli-Syrian battle eastern of Beirut examined; films shown. Evacuation of Americans described. [MAN - hopes to return when fighting stops.] Concern over implications of evacuation of Europeans and Americans noted.
REPORTER: Chris Harper

(Studio) Israel reported overrunning Syrian positions; details given. Situation in west Beirut for civilians described.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Situation faced by civilians examined; films shown.
REPORTER: John McKenzie

(Studio) Prime Min. Menahem Begin and defense minister Ariel Sharon said holding opposite views on issue of Israeli invasion of Beirut, details given. Druse leader Wali Jumblatt's call to PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) to stop fighting mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Harper, Chris;
Jennings, Peter;
McKenzie, John;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max

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