CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 1982
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(Studio) United States said prepared to financial PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) withdrawal from Beirut, Lebanon, and trans. to other cntries.; cost est noted. President Reagan noted giving formal approval for Marines' participation in international peacekeeping force in region.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Beirut, Lebanon) PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) release of captured Israeli pilot Aharon Ahiaz and soldier, as well as remains of those Israelis killed in Lebanon, noted condition for Israel's acceptance of PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) withdrawal; details given, films shown. [AHIAZ - claims was treated well during captivity.]
REPORTER: Bob Simon
(Studio) French contingent of multintl. peacekeeping force said en route to Beirut; details given, films shown. Purpose of United States Marines' presence in Beirut noted; Reagan quoted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Reagan's description of United States participation outlined. [REAGAN - anticipates plan will be carried out in good faith; explains; says troops will be withdrawn if shot at.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - clarifies President's remarks; considers prospect for peace in region.] [Senator Christopher DODD - is concerned that Marines' presence will be manipulated.] President's achievements in recent week outlined.
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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