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Nicaragua / Political Unrest #256472

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 02, 1978
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(Studio) Demonstrations and confrontations with troops in Nicaragua reported, as general strike aimed at President Somoza conts. Report on effect of strike, begun in wake of killing of opposition newspaper publisher Pedro Chamorro.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Matagalpa, Nicaragua) Details of recent demonstrations and political unrest in Nicaragua, resulting in 7 deaths in Matagalpa, given. Is noted Nicaraguans have rarely before in history of 40-yr.-old repressive government protested as they have in recent days; public demands for human rights and freedom cited. Ex. of demonstrations in town of Matagalpa cited.
REPORTER: George Natanson

Natanson, George;
Schieffer, Bob

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