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Reagan / Contra Aid #111062

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 27, 1987
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(Studio: Richard Threlkeld) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles, California: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan's meeting with Contra leaders here and his continued commitment to supporting them featured; details given, scenes shown. [REAGAN - promises United States funding until cease-fire and democratization is in process.] President's compromise with Congress over contd. Contra aid explained. [Contra leader Alfredo CESAR - proposes humanitarian aid continuing while military funding is placed in escrow until Sandinista credibility regarding peace process is established.] [Press spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - praises idea.] [Representative Mel LEVINE - disagrees; explains.] [DEMONSTRATORS - argue both sides of issue.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Threlkeld, Richard

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