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Nicaraguan Rebels #102642

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 22, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(NYC: Karen Burnes) Congress investigation into allegations that Nicaraguan guerrillas misuse United States aid examined; scenes shown. [Senator John KERRY - cites basis of concerns.] Chgs. against some rebels and their US supporters, include alleged plot to kill United States ambassador to Costa Rica Lewis Tambs, listed, discussed. [Representative Michael BARNES - thinks United States aid program is out of control.] Rebel fund raiser Philip Mabry noted instrumental in leveling chgs. [MABRY - explains.] [Representative Charles STENHOLM - cites factors lending credence to Mabry's allegations.] [Former mercenary Jack TERRELL - explains role with Nicaraguan guerrillas, his growing disillusion with them.]

Reporter(s):
Burnes, Karen;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:50

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