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(DC: John McWethy) Arrival of Nicaragua president Dan. Ortega during DC snowstorm for speech at Organization of American States meeting reported His position on Central American peace plan and call for President Reagan to negotiate directly with Nicaragua stated. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) calls for direct dialog with Reagan.] Reagan's refusal of direct talks noted. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says United States has continued its policy of terrorism against Nicaragua.] Contra leaders' response to Ortega's speech noted. [Rebel leader Adolfo CALERO - comments.] Ortega's mtg. with Representative Jim Wright noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Continuation of fighting in Nicaragua reported; details given, war scenes shown.
- Jennings, Peter;
- McWethy, John
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