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(Studio) Lebanese President Amin Gemayel said allegedly preparing to announce agreement between nation's warring factions.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Implications of possible agreement between factions for United States military presence in Lebanon examined; significance of Damascus radio's broadcast of President Reagan's thanks to President Hafez al-Assad for release of captured Navy flyer Lieutenant Robert Goodman noted. Unconfirmed report that Syria has withdrawn some units from Lebanon mentioned; USS Independence noted leaving region as well. Possible changes in Marine status in Beirut discussed. Both Israeli and Syrian govts. said allegedly approving plan.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
- Rather, Dan;
- Schieffer, Bob
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