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Grenada / Invasion Aftermath #81967

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 06, 1983
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(Studio) Alleged discovery of bodies in mass grave on Grenada, possibly include remains of late Prime Min. Maurice Bishop, reported.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Grenada) United States military's return of coup leaders General Hudson Austin, deputy prime minister Bernard Coard and Phyllis Coard to Grenadian officials examined; films shown. Continued investigation of United States military presence here by congress delegation noted. [Representative Michael BARNES - has changed his position on invasion.] Issue of United States troop withdrawal from island mentioned.
REPORTER: Mark Potter

(Studio) United States officials here noted vague on issue of troop withdrawal from Grenada as well as possibility of United States military intervention in Nicaragua.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) President Reagan noted meeting with Jamaican Prime Minister of Education Seaga, who's providing Caribbean force to replace some United States troops on Grenada. [SEAGA - feels United States troops can begin withdrawal soon.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - disagrees.] [Courtesy "This Wk.", Representative Stephen SOLARZ - fears Reagan is considering takeover of Nicaragua.] Senator Howard Baker noted not ruling out possibility of invading Nicaragua. [WEINBERGER - avoids issue.] White House reception tomorrow for United States medical students evacuated from Grenada and President `s political benefits noted.
REPORTER: Mike Von Fremd

(Studio) Reagan, originally referring to United States invasion of Grenada as just that, an invasion, recalled Thursday claiming it was not invasion but rather a "rescue operation;" Weinberger mentioned referring to event today as "invasion."
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Potter, Mark;
von Fremd, Mike

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