CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 31, 1978
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(Studio) Fighting in Matagalpa reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Matagalpa, Nicaragua) Matagalpa film shown. Residents reported fleeing. Student and Sandinista guerrillas said in near control of town. Overthrow of Anastasio Somoza said object; Marxist government said desired. Advent of government troops expected. Video of government forces arrival shown. Shooting filmed. Escape of most guerrillas reported.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall
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