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Grenada Invasion / Aftermath #81909

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 03, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported announcing conclusion to United States invasion of Grenada.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) [REAGAN - claims United States objectives in Grenada have been met; considers invasion's casualties heroes; dismisses credibility of Nicaraguan government; considers comparison of United States invasion of Grenada with USSR invasion of Afghanistan absurd; denies invasion was just that, preferring to term it a "rescue operation."] [October 25, REAGAN - comments on prime objective in the "invasion".] [Today, REAGAN - isn't bothered by United Nations General Assembly condemnation of invasion.] President mentioned introduction new Mideast envoy Don. Rumsfeld.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Coverage of Camp Le Jeune memorial service tomorrow for Beirut bombing victims announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Grenada) Army's cleanup campaign here following invasion described, shown; governor general Sir Paul Scoon noted meeting with United States officials regarding Grenada's future political structure. [US mission chief Charles GILLESPIE - denies advising Scoon.] [SCOON - describes new government] Fate of imprisoned coup leaders in light of murder of Prime Min. Maurice Bishop considered; departure today of expelled Libyan diplomats and their families mentioned, shown. Cuban and USSR officials recalled also ordered to leave.
REPORTER: Mark Potter

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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