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Lebanon / House Resolution #295268

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 01, 1984
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(Studio) House Democrats' resolution calling for end to United States presence in Lebanon reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) White House criticism of Democrat opposition to President Reagan's policy in Lebanon noted; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted on screen. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - believes resolution is in best interest of government and Marines.] [Representative G.V. MONTGOMERY - agrees.] Reagan's reaction quoted. [O'NEILL - claims President's policies have failed in Lebanon.] [REAGAN - dismisses O'Neill's knowledge of situation.] White House, denying move to replace Marines with UN forces, said possibly using low-level diplomats to broach that issue with Syrians.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Syrian President Hafez al-Assad's perception of United States options in Lebanon outlined; Druse leader Walid Jumblatt mentioned ruling out any reconciliation with Lebanese government
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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