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Beirut / US-Israeli Relations #528669

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 02, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Latest confrontation between Israelis in Beirut, Lebanon, and United States Marines there examined; actions of Captain Charles Johnson described. [Captain Dale DYE - describes Johnson's reaction to Israeli tanks.] Israel's version of events outlined; basis of Israel's criticism of Marines' lack of security in region noted. Response of Marine Colonel Tom Stokes mentioned.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

(DC) Admin.'s response to incident discussed; anticipated duration of Marines' stay in Lebanon considered.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd, Marvin Kalb

(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's praise of Johnson noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Aicken, Vic;
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger

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