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Beirut / Marine Bombing Anniversary #293986

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Memorial services nationwide, include one in Arlington National Cemetery, for Marines killed in terrorist bombing of their compound in Beirut, Lebanon, last year reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina) Memorial services here featured; films shown. [D.S. McNEILLY - describes difficulty in coping with son Tim's death.] [General Paul KELLEY - quotes Bible.]
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

(Studio) Beirut bombing noted highest single-day death toll of United States troops since World War II.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Beirut, Lebanon) Legacy of Marine presence and withdrawal here examined; films shown. [Banker Elias SABA, Shiite leader Ghassan SIBLINI - note Lebanon's unfulfilled expectations.] [STUDENTS - cite United States failure to help.] [Shiite leader Tammam SALAAM, DRUSE - agree.] [SABA - discusses partisan nature of Marines presence.] [Druse leader Walid JUMBLATT - claims fighting has incrd.] [Former ambassador to United States Charles MALIK - considers situation bleak.] [Restaurant owner Henry HADDAD - hopes Reagan will still rescue Lebanon.]

Hall, Bruce;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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