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(Studio) United States Navy jet reported fired on in Lebanon; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Pentagon's assessment of attack on United States planes, apparently coming from Shouf Mts. location of Moslem radicals, discussed; probability that Syria, with weapons capable of such attack, was not responsible due to pol. situation explained. Syria mentioned boasting of incident for propaganda purposes. [Courtesy United States Information Agency, Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - notes reconnaissance flights are routine wherever United States ships are located.] Past incidents in which United States and French planes were fired on over Lebanon recalled,
REPORTER: Jack Smith
- Jennings, Peter;
- Smith, Jack
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