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Honduras / United States Presence #107427

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 13, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tegucigalpa, Honduras: Beth Nissen) Soc., economy and political impact of growing influence and military presence of United States here examined; details given, scenes shown. [Congress Efrain DIAZ, human rights commission spokesperson Dr. Ramon CUSTODIO - feel Honduras has been occupied, has lost control of its own destiny.] [Spec. 4 Daniel TILLMAN - acknowledges his ignorance about Honduras.] Country's location in Central American conflict and role in Contras' war against Nicaragua noted. [Restaurant owner Tino MONTERROSO - loves Americans here.] [President Jose AZCONA - (thru translator) defs. United States involvement.] Incr. in United States military aid since 1983 outlined on screen. [CUSTODIO - notes deterioration of country's democrat due to growing military strength.] [DIAZ - describes psychological impact of United States presence.]

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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