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Beirut / United States Embassy Bombing / Aftermath #83874

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Beirut, Lebanon) Continue efforts to recover bodies of victims killed in terrorist bombing of United States embassy here noted; films shown. Undersecretary state Lawrence Eagleburger and delegation mentioned arriving from United States today to escort bodies of American victims back tomorrow. [EAGLEBURGER - notes United States commitment to open diplomatic relations despite such attacks.] Incrd. security noted not preventing series of threats against United States installations here, such as American Hospital and American University.
REPORTER: Mike McCourt

(Studio) Pervasive fear in Mideast between Lebanese, Israelis and Palestinians and among each other discussed.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Remains of embassy victims noted flown to Washington, DC tomorrow; President Reagan mentioned present for ceremony. Memorial service reported scheduled for National Cathedral. CIA hdqtr. `s method of honoring slain agents such as Robert C. Ames, killed in Beirut bombing, shown, discussed.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David;
Jennings, Peter;
McCourt, Mike

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