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(Studio) "The Nation" magazine reported claiming President Reagan ignored CIA warning and Pentagon recommendation to withdraw United States Marines from Beirut before terrorist attack on Marine headquarters; number troops killed recalled. Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's recommendations and CIA warning said delivered at White House meeting just prior to attack; details given. National security adviser Robert McFarlane's professed ignorance of Weinberger's suggestion mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
- Brokaw, Tom
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