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Lebanon / Beirut Fighting (Studio) Marine Response To Shelling By Druse of Positions Near Beirut Reported #528362

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 06, 1983
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) Artillery attack on Marine outpost Sunday recalled; films shown. Druse fighter's reaction to Marine casualties outlined. Italian prime minister mentioned reassessing need for his nation's contingent to remain here; efforts of British troops in Beirut not to alarm those in England described.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann

(Studio) [National Sec. Adviser Robert McFARLANE - discusses apparent lack of progress in political solution to Lebanese war; mentions President Amin Gemayel's efforts; notes ambassador Don. Rumsfeld is returning to region soon; comments on possible impact on Gemayel's efforts of President Reagan's new agreement with Israel; issue of Syrian, Israeli troop withdrawal from Lebanon considered.] Beirut funeral for victims of yesterday's car bombing examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Bittermann, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:05:20

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