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Grenada / Invasion Aftermath #81955

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 04, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Grenada) Inspection tour by bipartisan congress group in aftermath of US invasion examined; films shown. [Representative Thomas FOLEY - explains committee's purpose.] United States bombing of Merle McEwen's house rather than nearby Cuban gun position noted. [McEWEN - doesn't regret invasion.] Forced departure of E. Europeans from island described, shown; repatriation of Cuban prisoners as well mentioned.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Havana, Cuba) Arrival here of communist diplomats expelled from Grenada featured; Fidel Castro noted greeting deportees. Films shown. Remarks to Castro of Colonel Pedro Comas Tortolo quoted; significance of roster of arriving E. bloc diplomats considered; response of arriving North Koreans described, shown. Implications for Cuba and its allies in Caribbean of situation cited.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry;
Shepard, Steve
Duration:
00:03:30

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