ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 30, 1988
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Report introduced.
(Managua, Nicaragua: Peter Collins) Release of captured American pilot James Denby by Nicaragua reported; forcing down of Denby's plane last December recalled; scenes shown. [DENBY - says feels fine.] Denby reported released to custody of Democratic candidate for Senator in California, Bill Press. [DENBY - says going home to see Super Bowl.] Congress delegation shown touring Nicaragua. [Representative Mickey EDWARDS - says hasn't found freedom to be case here yet.] Denby's release reported linked to Congress consideration of Contra aid.
(DC: Sheilah Kast) President Reagan's plan for Contra aid proposal to Congress reported [In radio address, REAGAN - considers possibility of unrest spreading to Mexico &consequential stream of refugees to United States borders.] [In Democrat response to Reagan, Representative Richard GEPHARDT - calls for different involvement in Central American] Demonstration in New York City against Contra aid reported [Representative Major OWENS - calls for Democratic party to twist some arms.] Reagan's 6- yr. struggle with Congress over Contra aid mentioned.
(Studio: Barry Serafin) Stmt. by administration on release of Denby reported; subject of tomorrow's "This Wk." noted.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.