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Nicaragua / Peace Talks #114513

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 21, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Sapoa, Nicaragua: Peter Collins) Opening of peace talks within Nicaragua between Sandinistas and Contras reported; scenes shown of Sandinistas, led by Humberto Ortega. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says army has ceased operations during these talks.] [Nicaraguan resistance leader Alfredo CESAR - expresses pessimism about meeting] Last week's Nicaraguan incursion into Honduras recalled; scenes shown of Contra supply camps in 1987 footage and recent film. Problems facing agreement between two sides detailed; contrasting viewpts. of Ortega and Cesar examined. Presence of actor Kris Kristofferson and anti-war activist Brian Willson at peace talks reported

Collins, Peter;
Jennings, Peter

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