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Central American / Peace Plan / Nicaragua #106750

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 04, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Central American peace plan noted to have gone into effect tomorrow. Plan noted designed to stop fighting in El Salvador and Nicaragua. Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Richard Threlkeld) Status report on Nicaragua featured. [US Citizens for Nicaragua spokesperson Steve KARIAN - says Nicaragua offers pluralistic socialism.] [Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - criticizes Sandinista government in Nicaragua.] Econ. conditions in Nicaragua discussed; scenes shown. Govt.'s war with US-sponsored Contra rebels reviewed; scenes shown. Role of Cuban military advisers in aiding government army noted. Opposition on streets of nation shown. Govt. noted allowing reopening of opposition newspaper, "La Prensa", and return to bdcsting. by Catholic radio station Appt. of Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo to national reconciliation commission noted. [President Dan. ORTEGA - (thru translator) hopes to respond to nation's problems when war ends.] [Council for Private Enterprise Enrique BOLANOS - says this is last opportunity for peaceful solution.] Sandinistas noted unwilling to negotiate with Contras.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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