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Grenada Invasion Follow-Up / Decision 1984 Politics #534082

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 23, 1984
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(Studio) Pentagon's reaction to yesterday's report on Grenada invasion causality statistics among Delta Force unit detailed.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) Allegedly non-pol. White House reception for United States students on Grenada, their security recalled ostensible rationale for last year's invasion, examined; event organizer Jack Abramoff said officially throwing party under auspices of United States of America Fndn. while also head of College Republicans and salaried employee of Republican national committee [ABRAMOFF - acknowledges seeking votes with Grenada students.] United States of America Fndn. and American Opportunity Fndn., chaired by conservative Newt Gingrich, reported paying students' expenses; both fndns. noted tax exempt and legally prohibited from participating in partisan pols. College Republicans, Republican Representatives and Moral Majority mentioned also contributing; students invited noted supporters of invasion. [STUDENT - supports Reagan totally; will do whatever possible to help his campaign] No. United States students on Grenada not participating in event cited. [STUDENT - considers affair example of manipulation of media to portray biased perspective of Grenada invasion.] Students' schedule until election outlined.
REPORTER: Jamie Gangel

Brokaw, Tom;
Gangel, Jamie

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