NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1983
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(Studio) Apparent political gains in United States for President Reagan from his decision to invade Grenada noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Pol. dilemma faced by Democrat president cands. over Grenada invasion issue examined; films shown. Reagan's recent public relations coups in South Korea, with Grenada and his handling of Beirut bombing tragedy cited. [REAGAN - claims United States arrived in time.] [John GLENN - supports invasion.] [Walter MONDALE - evades question.] [Gary HART - feels such waffling is indicative of leadership qualities.] Hart's opposition to invasion recalled. [Ernest HOLLINGS, Jesse JACKSON, Alan CRANSTON - criticize President's policies in Lebanon, Grenada, El Salvador, Nicaragua.] Impact of Iran hostage crisis on Jimmy Carter recalled; political hurdles faced between now and 1984 election by Reagan listed. [Mondale campaign chairperson James JOHNSON - considers primary 1984 election issue.]
REPORTER: Bob Kur
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