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Lebanon / Reconciliation Talks / Fighting #88965

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1984
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(Studio) Delay in commencement of Lebanese reconciliation talks in Switzerland due to absence of Syrian foreign minister discussed; films shown. Contd. fighting in Beirut noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Lebanon's long-running conflict noted affecting current generation of youth's attitude toward "normalcy"; Shiite militia member Siaud cited as example [SIAUD - feels only comfortable with war; peace frightens him.] [Sociologist Samir KHALAF - notes war has imbued youth with sense of power, machismo despite its horrors.] [FIGHTER - equates war with his wife; loves them both.]
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup

Jennings, Peter;
Kladstrup, Don

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