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Nicaragua #264474

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 18, 1979
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(Studio) Sandinista control of Leon and intentions to establish provisional government in Rivas reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Leon, Nicaragua) Situation in Leon updated; films shown. Somoza regime's air superiority noted. Claims by Sandinista of some national guard defection to their troops detailed. [GUERRILLA - talks about defections.] Significance of Leon takeover for Sandinistas considered.
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

(Studio) State Department's recognition of Sandinista's right to role in political solution of Nicaraguan crisis reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Significance of State Department move examined; United States perspective of President Anastasio Somoza outlined.
REPORTER: Bernard Kalb

Kalb, Bernard;
Mudd, Roger;
Wagner, Richard

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