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Grenada Invasion / Aftermath #713022

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1983
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(Studio) Partial US troop pullout from Grenada, amount of economic aid to island for repair of invasion-related damage, and United Nations General Assembly vote calling for withdrawal of all foreign forces from Grenada reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Grenada) Plans to withdraw some US troops discussed; film shown. [Marine – notes inability to locate additional Cubans.] Continuing surrender of Peoples National Army members cited. [Caribbean police SPOKESMAN – claims those surrendering will be investigated not arrested.] Repatriation of wounded Cubans detailed, shown.
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

(Studio) Fidel Castro’s reception for returning Cubans described; departure of US Naval task force from Virginia for Caribbean basin maneuvers noted, shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Carriacou) US invasion and sweep of Carriacou examined; film shown. [Captain Mark ROCK – notes intelligence documents seized at Peoples Revolutionary Army headquarters on Island.] Army medics mentioned administering health care to island residents.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Network reporters John Chancellor, David Brinkley, and CBS News President Edward Joyce reported appearing before congressional committee to protest government censorship of Grenadian invasion; details given. [BRINKLEY, CHANCELLOR – note nations history of freedom of the press; suggest future alternative to censorship.] Military officials said testifying tomorrow on their justification for censorship.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Valeriani, Richard

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