ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 20, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced
(DC: Ann Compton) Attempts by Congress to finalize budget so government ofcs. won't shut down reported [Representative Gerald SOLOMON - says let's get home for Christmas.] Representative Jim Wright's bet with press on completing budget noted. Issue of compromise between Congress and administration on aid to Nicaraguan Contras detailed; scenes shown. [On "Meet the Press", Senator Robert DOLE - discusses upcoming showdown on Contra aid.] Issue of broadcast fairness doctrine as part of budget bill noted.
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