ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 28, 1983
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REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Implications of Pentagon report on recent terrorist bombing of Marine headquarters in Beirut, Lebanon, include condemnation of Marine commanders and scrutiny of purpose of United States military presence in region, examined; Long commission findings and recommendations outlined, discussed. President Reagan's decision yesterday to shoulder blame for incident and refusal to discipline military cmdrs. recalled; reaction today of military leaders mentioned.
REPORTER: John McWethy
(Los Angeles, California) Reagan administration's rejection of Long commission's implied criticism of policy in Lebanon discussed; remarks of deputy press secretary Larry Speakes outlined on screen.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn
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