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Lebanon #292863

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 20, 1983
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(Studio) Presence of United States Army and Marine personnel on Suk al-Gharb battle front in Lebanon and possible missile assault on Navy F-14 in region reported; US amb.'s residence in Beirut said also shelled. Navy's response mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) White House and Congress reported reaching agreement on compromise for application of War Powers Act in Lebanon. [President REAGAN - announces bipartisan compromise resolution.] Congress's interpretation of historical implications of President's agreement noted; details of compromise outlined on screen, discussed. Issue remaining undecided in Congress considered. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, Senator Robert BYRD - disagree over suitability of compromise.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:50

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