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Nicaragua / United States Aid To Rebels #101767

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 04, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reagan administration's simplistic portrayal of Nicaraguan conflict described.

(DC: Charles Gibson) White House's continued Capitol Hill lobbying effort for incrd. military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas examined; arguments of Secretary of State George Shultz, assistant secretary state Elliott Abrams and visiting rebels leaders recruited by administration outlined. [Guerrilla Alfonso ROBELO - claims mil. solution will bring out political change in region.] [ABRAMS - agrees.] [White House aide Patrick BUCHANAN - uses domino theory to promote administration position.] [Representative Robert LIVINGSTON - is skeptical aid will pass Congress] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - agrees; explains.] Religious orgs.' opposition to aid request mentioned, shown.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:10

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