CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 19, 1983
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(Studio) Further attacks on Marines in Beirut, Lebanon, reported; cancellation of peace conference scheduled for tomorrow noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Beirut, Lebanon) Druse leader Walid Jumblatt's refusal to attend peace talks due to its location noted. [JUMBLATT - claims negotiation site is unsafe.] Jumblatt noted preferring Geneva or Tunis as conference site; his criticism of President Amin Gemayel's promise of safety noted. [JUMBLATT - claims site is no longer safe; dismisses multinational forces' intentions to protect him.] Car bombing hear Marine patrol in Beirut discussed; films shown.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup
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