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Nicaragua / Organization of American States / Airplane Hijacking #264595

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 23, 1979
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(Studio) Organization of American States compromise resolution on Nicaragua announced

(DC) Resolution said to call for immediate replacement of Anastasio Somoza's government Details of resolution cited.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski said to have delayed trip to Tokyo, Japan, Econ. Summit to watch developments in Nicaragua. Stalemate reported to exist in most of Nicaragua. Somoza's national guard reported on offensive in Managua.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Managua, Nicaragua) Details of battling in Managua given. Photo shown. Photos of Bill Stewart's slaying shown. Govt. newspaPer's criticism of tapes of Stewart's slaying as possibly doctored noted.
REPORTER: Charles Gomez

(Studio) ABC news president Roone Arledge's denial that tapes were doctored quoted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) Nicaraguan Boeing 727 reported hijacked by its own crew and flown from Florida to Costa Rica, where they are seeking asylum. 50 Nicaraguan seaman noted seeking asylum in Panama.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Gomez, Charles;
Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob

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