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    EAST BEIRUT, LEBANON

    U.S. contingents of the multinational peace-keeping force in the Lebanese capital moved into East Beirut on November 4.

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    1. GV Jeep in street PAN ACROSS TO U.S. Marines getting ready to move (2 shots) 0.10
    2. CU Tattoo on marine's arm PULL BACK TO Marines on armoured vehicle 0.18
    3. GV Marines boarding jeeps and moving out (2 shots) 0.39
    4. TV Jeeps driving along streets 0.44
    5. GV PAN UPWARDS Marines using walkie-talkies near building (2 shots) 1.09
    6. SV Marines looking at map of area 1.17
    7. SV PAN Marines driving along street (2 shots) 1.45
    8. SV PAN Marines talking to Lebanese children (2 shots) 2.10
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    Background: EAST BEIRUT, LEBANON

    U.S. contingents of the multinational peace-keeping force in the Lebanese capital moved into East Beirut on November 4. Four jeeps with 14 marines and one Lebanese army lieutenant drove through the south-eastern sector, stronghold of right-wing Christians militias. The marines, who had not previously sent patrols outside their base--located around the airport--toured the largely deserted Ain Rummaneh and Shiyah suburbs. They said they saw no militiamen or anyone with weapons. Christian rightists are reported to have confined their men to barracks inside the capital. French and Italian troops of the 4,000-strong multinational force began joint patrols with the Lebanese army in East Beirut a day earlier. It was the first time in seven years that the Lebanese army, already deployed in Moslem and leftist district of the capital, had returned to East Beirut. The move, ordered by President Amin Gemayel, is aimed at symbolising the return of government authority to the eastern sector. The U.S. patrols' latest move is seen by western diplomats as an attempt to show Christian rightists that President Gemayel's bid to extend state authority throughout Lebanon has Washington's full support.

    Source: REUTERS - BOB DIETZ

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    Film ID:
    VLVAADQE37R7BAKJT4JKEITBWE679
    Media URN:
    VLVAADQE37R7BAKJT4JKEITBWE679
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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