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(Studio) Shelling of Marine compound in Beirut, Lebanon, reported; details given. No. Marines killed in recent bombing of Beirut headquarters and Reagan administration's claim Syrians aided terrorists recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) United States intelligence belief that Iranian radicals responsible for last month's bombing of Marines, French and Israelis were trained by Syrian government's secret police in both Lebanon and Syria examined; details outlined on screen, films shown. Syrian President Hafez al-Assad thought probably aware of his government's role; Israel's retaliatory air strikes recalled. US warning to Syria with regard to future terrorist acts directed at Americans outlined.
REPORTER: John McWethy
- Jennings, Peter;
- McWethy, John
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