CBS Evening News for Monday, Dec 05, 1983
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(Studio) Syria reported claiming captured United States Navy pilot Lieutenant Robert Goodman is POW and thus won't be released until war ends; his alleged condition outlined. Goodman thought 1st American captured in combat since Vietnam war.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Damascus, Syria) Reaction here to yesterday's United States air raid on Syrian sites in Lebanon examined; films shown. [Druse leader Walid JUMBLATT - claims Druse and Syrian military presence in region are separate.] Indications of Syrian concern over escalating attack-reprisal cycle discussed.
REPORTER: Allen Pizzey
(DC) Secretary of State George Shultz's explanation of United States air strikes on Syrian locations detailed. [SHULTZ - defs. United States flights; claims United States forces will protect themselves.] [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - thinks President Reagan should withdraw United States troops immediately to avoid war.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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