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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #101438

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 16, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(DC: Kenneth Walker) President Reagan's television address tonight promoting his request for incrd. military aid to Nicaraguan guerrillas previewed; scenes shown. [Courtesy NBC, chief of staff Don. REGAN - notes administration's desire to help overthrow Nicaraguan government; anticipates victory.] Reagan's recent public relations onslaught reviewed. [Representative Michael BARNES - feels Reagan is opposing public opinion.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Speech coverage announced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Barry Serafin) Reaction here to Reagan's campaign to win aid for guerrillas examined; President Dan. Ortega quoted on screen. [Opponent Mario RAPACHOLI - comments on Reagan's policy; remarks transcribed on screen.]

(Studio: Sam Donaldson) House said voting on President's request Thursday; criticism of White House communication's director Patrick Buchanan for "red baiting" noted. Don. Regan's defense of Buchanan quoted; Ronald Reagan's similar defense recalled.

Donaldson, Sam;
Serafin, Barry;
Walker, Kenneth.

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