ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 08, 1983
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(Studio) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir, visiting troops in south Lebanon, reported denying possibility of Israel attacking Syria. Marines in Beirut reported abandoning position in south portion of city; details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Rumors of pending United States retaliatory strike against Moslem radicals who continue shelling Marines in Beirut discussed; films shown. Pentagon commitment to retaliating against last month's terrorist bombing of Marine compound, believed carried out by Iranian militants aided by Syrian intelligence, noted. Possible United States options outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Jack Smith
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