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Reagan / Marines in Lebanon #80361

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 29, 1982
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(Studio) Apparent confusion said arising over President Reagan's remarks last night about length of Marines' stay in Lebanon.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) "New York Times" and general public's perception of President's comments at news conference last night noted. [REAGAN - claims Marines will remain until all for. forces leave Lebanon.] State Department and President noted both attempting to clarify his remarks. [REAGAN - thinks Lebanese government will determine when Marines leave.] Comments on State Department officials accompanying Secretary State George Shultz in New York City outlined on screen; possibility that President was trying to pressure Syria and Israel into leaving Lebanon considered.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

(Studio) Reagan and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger said expecting both Syria and Israel to leave Lebanon within 60 days.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Reynolds, Frank

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