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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #101830

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 07, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News poll indicating public's opposition to President Reagan's request for military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas outlined on screen, discussed.

(DC: Sheilah Kast) Reagan reported sending envoy Philip Habib, recently returned from Philippines, to Central America. [REAGAN - compares Philippines and Nicaragua.] Habib said meeting next week with Salvadoran President Jose Napoleon Duarte; Duarte's peace proposal outlined on screen. [REAGAN - sets parameters for Habib's efforts.] [Representative Michael BARNES - dismisses Habib's appointed as public relations mechanism; explains.]

Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah

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