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Beirut / United States Embassy Bombing #529829

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 18, 1983
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(Studio) Details of bombing examined; illustration shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Beirut, Lebanon) Bomb attack discussed; films shown. [Ambassador Robert DILLON - describes scene.] Envoy Morris Draper and wife Roberta noted fearing for safety of each other; Philip Habib said not in building at time. [DILLON - remains committed to Mideast peace process; Habib-Draper mission will continue] Suspects said arrested; all thought connected to Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran.
REPORTER: Vic Aicken

(Studio) Sgts. Richard Twine, Ben Maxwell, Mark Salazar noted among victims.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) President Reagan's reaction to bombing examined. [REAGAN - condemns attack; remains committed to peace process.] President Amin Gemayel noted phoning condolences to Reagan. Deputy Press Secretary Larry Speakes' denial that security will be incrd. at Mideast embassies quoted. [Senator Barry GOLDWATER - thinks Marines should be pulled out; suggests letting "jackasses" kill each other off.] [Undersecretary state Lawrence EAGLEBURGER - believes embassy attack is unrelated to multi-ntl. peacekeeping force in Lebanon.] Probable Congress move to restrict United States role in Lebanon considered.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz's reaction to bombing quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Aicken, Vic;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mudd, Roger;
Wallace, Chris

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