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Lebanon / Beirut Barracks Bombing / Contemporary Story / Wright Interview #740243

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 22, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Beirut: Jim Clancy) The story of the October 23, 1983, bombing of the American barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, represented; scenes shown of the site.

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Los Angeles Times" reporter "A Sacred Rage" author Robin Wright, who was in Lebanon in 1983. [From Washington, WRIGHT - recalls being awakened by the bombing; outlines the background of the raging civil war inside Lebanon & the resulting huge explosion, the first suicide bombings by extremist militant Moslems & the response of the US & Israel; outlines the lessons from the bombing.]

Brown, Aaron;
Clancy, Jim

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