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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 06, 1983
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(Studio) Death of Marines Corporal Pedro Valle and Lance Corporal Randy Clark in latest fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, reported; details given, photograph shown. No. Marines killed there recently noted; Pentagon mentioned still refusing to characterize fighting in Lebanon as "combat."
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Marines' response to current artillery attacks examined; films shown. Christian, Druse and Lebanese army noted all fighting each other nearby. [MARINES - try to locate source of firing.] [Colonel Timothy GERAGHTY - claims men are being directly fired upon.]
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(Studio) Reagan's telephone call to Valle's father reported; details given, films shown. President said considering dispatching USS New Jersey to Lebanon as well as another aircraft carrier. Burial of Marine Alexander Ortega, killed last week in Lebanon, noted; details given, films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Pintak, Larry;
Rather, Dan

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