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Mideast / Lebanon Invasion #78786

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jun 25, 1982
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(Studio) Intensification of Israeli air raids on Beirut, Lebanon, reported coming as Lebanese government collapses; Prime Min. Shafik al-Wazan's resignation noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Today's battle here examined; films shown. Fear that raids are setting stage for Israeli invasion of Beirut noted.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Voice of Lebanon and Radio Israel reported announcing philip Habib's negotiation of cease-fire agreement among all parties involved; details given. Israeli defense minister Ariel Sharon's perception of PLO's status mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tel Aviv, Israel) Status of Israeli confrontation with Syrians along Beirut-Damascus highway examined; films shown. Sharon's assessment of Syria's military position noted.
REPORTER: Hilary Brown

(Studio) Contd. evacuation of fors., include Americans, from Beirut reported; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Brown, Hilary;
Jennings, Peter;
McCourt, Mike

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