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A Kinder, Simpler Time Dept: Your Mideast Conflict

June 29, 2009 | 12:00 pm

June 29, 1983, Beirut

June 29, 1983: In Lebanon, rebels trying to displace Yasser Arafat as head of the PLO attack positions held by loyalists in fighting along the Beirut-Damascus highway. Note the byline: J. Michael Kennedy, now of NPR.