NBC Evening News for Friday, Mar 16, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Beirut, Lebanon) Kidnapping today of United States diplomacy William Buckley examined; films, photos shown. [Embassy spokesperson Mike GORBELL - dismisses kidnapping as daily concern.] [Deputy chief of mission Robert PUGH - considers west Beirut "precariously balanced anarchy."] Possible changes in embassy sec. and implications of Buckley's kidnapping for city's rulers discussed.
REPORTER: Jim Bittermann
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