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Nicaragua / Contra Aid #112010

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 23, 1988
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(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.

(West Virginia: Ann Compton) Efforts by Democratic Congress leadership to block President Reagan's plans for further aid to Contras in Nicaragua reported; details given, scenes shown. [Representative Dave McCURDY - says showdown on aid would let Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega out of box.] Reagan's Contra aid plan outlined on screen. [In radio address, voice of REAGAN - says "phooey" on those who say vote for aid is vote against peace.] Dates for Congress vote on aid noted. [Senator Robert DOLE - predicts vote will be close.]

(Studio: Barry Serafin) Guests who will discuss topic on "This Wk." tomorrow announced.

Compton, Ann;
Serafin, Barry

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