CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 01, 2006
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) A major new attack by the Israeli military at Baalbeck, Lebanon, reported.
(Tel Aviv: Sharyn Alfonsi) Israel’s expanded ground campaign against Hizballah reviewed; scenes shown of Israeli soldiers, explosions in southern Lebanon. [“Ha'aretz" defense correspondent Amir OREN- says the US wants Israel to continue to push on.] Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s push for a cease-fire by the end of the week discussed.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Marjeyoun, Lebanon: Lee Cowan) The arrival of relief supplies in the isolated town of Marjeyoun, Lebanon, featured; scenes shown of the aid convoy, bombed-out buildings, Hizballah rockets hidden in the trees. [Marjeyoun Deputy Mayor Jamal ABUMARAD- comments.] [Mercy Corps communications director Cassandra NELSON- worries about the shelling & bombing.]