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Lebanon / Bombing #287107

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Oct 23, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan, Secretary of State George Shultz, National Sec. Adviser Robert McFarlane and Nancy Reagan said returning to White House early due to bombing of Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon; White House photo, film shown. [REAGAN - remains committed to keeping Marines in region.] National security cncl.'s efforts to monitor events noted.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Options available to Reagan in response to attack, White House briefing of congress leaders discussed.
REPORTER: Dan Rather Bill Plante

(DC) Admin. said believing Islamic Revolutionary Mvt. was responsible for attacks; details given. Fanaticism of organization and its possible ties with Iran's revolutionary government noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer Dan Rather

(Studio) Upcoming item announced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Schieffer, Bob;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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