CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1983
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(Studio) Cost of economy aide to Grenada through United States Information Agency to repair damage caused by United States invasion discussed; possibility of Army Corps of Engineers conducting repairs mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Questions arising from Reagan administration's justification for invading Grenada and reality of invading force's findings there examined; issue of Cuban presence cited as example [Admiral Wesley McDONALD - claims Cuban soldiers masqueraded as construction workers.] United States intelligence said discovering validity of Cuba's claims; details given. Issue of Reagan's claim that Grenada was future USSR -Cuban military base considered. [October 28, President REAGAN - accuses communists of readying Grenada to export terror.] Actual weapons caches discovered and implications noted. [McDONALD - accuses Cuba of intervening in Grenada.] [Deputy Secretary of State Ken. DAM - claims USSR , Cuba and North Korea had military relationship with Grenada; explains.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - describes apparent military evidence at alleged civilian airport under construction on Grenada.] Issue of Grenadian public's perception of invasion cited. [WOMAN - praises US invasion.]
REPORTER: David Martin
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