NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 07, 1983
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(Studio) Body of Lieutenant Mark Lange, killed during Syrian downing of his plane in Lebanon recently, reported returned to United States officials in Beirut today; Marine memorial service in Beirut for latest victims of fighting there reported, shown. Syria's continuing detention of captured United States pilot Lieutenant Robert Goodman noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Damascus, Syria) [For. affairs minister Farouk al-SHAR - claims United States and Israel are united against all Arab ntns., that Goodman is considered prisoners of war and treated as such; reiterates Syrian commitment to continue firing on United States planes.] Issue of President Hafez al-Assad's health considered.
REPORTER: Rick Davis
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