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Nicaragua / United States Relations / The Contras #119414

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 01, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Nicaraguan leader Dan. Ortega's ending of cease-fire with rebels &future of US-backed Contras featured. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says "no more cease-fire."] Stmt. from White House spokesperson Marlin Fitzwater that Ortega is afraid of elecs. quoted. [Vice President Dan QUAYLE - talks about elecs. in Nicaragua.] [Representative Chuck DOUGLAS - says the "wimp wing" of Republican party will sell out the resistance.] [Representative Dan GLICKMAN - responds.] President Bush's position on Contra aid reviewed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Zelnick) Current status of the Contras reviewed; details given of their operations during cease-fire; scenes shown of Contras on the march. [Inter-American Dialogue's Peter HAKIM - says the Contras have been defeated.] Dispute over future of Contra refugees in Honduras noted.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Zelnick, Bob

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