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Beirut Bombing / Aftermath #81382

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 27, 1983
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(Studio) Current death toll from Sunday's terrorist bombing of Marines in Beirut, Lebanon, mentioned.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Pro-US demonstration here today featured; films shown. Continue recovery and rescue efforts at destroyed Marine compound and tightened sec. measures described, shown. Possibility that Marines are target of well-orchestrated campaign of violence said basis of consideration of alternative deployment plans. [Colonel Tim GERAGHTY - notes bombing was significant change in region's atmosphere.] Sniper attacks mentioned continuing today.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz reported meeting in Paris today with foreign mins. of France, Italy and Britain, all participating in multinational peacekeeping force in Lebanon; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Hickey, Jim;
Jennings, Peter

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