ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 08, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(San Salvador: Gary Shepard) Announcement by President Alfredo Cristiani of El Salvador that government soldiers were responsible for the November murder of six Jesuit priests featured; details given of activities of the Atlacatl battalion; scenes shown from November 1989 of the bodies. Churches noted having been perceived as pro-rebel during decade of civil war here. [Luteran Church Reverend Daniel LONG - says it is a purge of churches.] Arrest of American churchworker Jennifer Casolo recalled. [Wounded human rights worker Brenda HUBBARD - talks about the destruction.] Issue of future United States aid to El Salvador noted.
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