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Reagan / Grenada Invasion Aftermath #527861

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 07, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President Reagan's White House reception for United States medical students evacuated from Grenada by United States invading forces examined; films shown. His political capitalization of event noted. [REAGAN - attacks invasion's critics; praises invading troops.] [Students Jeff GELLER, Roxanna MORAN - praise military; present Reagan and troops with gift.] [MARINES - appreciate public's support.] [Doug and Lynn BROWN - are reunited with individual soldiers who rescued them.] Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's assessment of possible departure date for United States troops mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Reports of mass grave on Grenada, possibly containing remains of slain Prime Min. Maurice Bishop, said unfounded.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Barbados) State Department's reversal on earlier claims that mass grave existed examined; films shown. Continued fact-finding mission of cong. delegation here noted. [State Department spokesperson Linda FLOHR - describes pre-invasion condition of United States medical students on island.] [Representative Ron DELLUMS - is skeptical over administration's official rationale for invasion.] [Representative Thomas FOLEY - believes invasion was welcomed by Grenadians.] [Representative Richard CHENEY - praises President's decision.]
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Wallace, Chris

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