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Reagan Administration / Contra Aid #110791

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 13, 1987
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(DC: Jeanne Meserve) Reactions of right-wing to Guatemala peace plan for Central American featured; details given, scenes shown. [NCPAC president Brent BOZELL - claims Arias initiative is capitulation to Sandinistas.] Stmts. of "Wall Street Journal", Vice President George Bush quoted. [Representative Jack KEMP - wants White House to continue Contra aid as means of dealing with Soviet threat to region.] Kemp noted lobbying El Salvadoran President Jose Napoleon Duarte to vote against Arias proposal. [Representative Thomas FOLEY - believes administration's aid request for Contras will destroy peace process.] [Carnegie Endowment spokesperson Adolfo AGUILAR - agrees.]

Koppel, Ted;
Meserve, Jeanne

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