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El Salvador #276939

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 09, 1981
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(Studio) Reagan administration said admitting for 1st time the danger of right-wing extremists in El Salvador; State Department's remark reported prompted by last Tuesday's killings of unarmed citizens. Details given.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) December 1980 murder of 4 American Catholic workers, believed work of government forces, recalled; allegations of government cover-up by victims' families and associates outlined. Criticism of United Nations amb Jeane Kirkpatrick's remarks about nuns and of Secretary of State Alexander Haig's insinuations noted. [Maryknoll Sisters spokesperson, Sister Melinda and ROPER - questions administration's motive in smearing personal integrity of victims.] [Michael DONOVAN - wonders about State Department's direction.] Department defense of agency outlined.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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