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Beirut Bombing / Aftermath #527153

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 29, 1983
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(Studio) Continue fighting in Beirut, Lebanon, today in which Marines were wounded noted occurring as search and recovery efforts continue at destroyed Marine compound.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Beirut, Lebanon) Intensified security at Marine base here since recent terrorist bombing described, shown.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

(Studio) Italian defense minister, touring Italy's base in Beirut, mentioned indicating that nation's possible reconsideration of role in multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon if peace talks fail.
REPORTER: Connie Chung

(Camp Le Jeune, North Carolina) Arrival of Marines wounded in Beirut bombing featured; films shown. Reactions of injured corpsman Pedro Alvarado and L.Corporal Renard Manley described, shown. [Parents of wounded Michael TOMA - are pleased with son's return home.] [MARINE - agrees.] [L.Corporal Burnham MATDepartment of Health, Education and Welfare - defs. pre-bombing security at Marine compound.] L.Corporal James Dudney mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: David Hazinski

Aicken, Vic;
Chung, Connie;
Hazinski, David

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