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El Salvador #282448

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Feb 04, 1982
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(Studio) Update on El Salvador situation given. Fierce fighting reported near San Salvador.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Tonocatepeque, El Salvador) Mil. scenes shown. Mourning scenes shown. Human aspect of conflict said often lost in rhetoric. Dead man identification as government soldier. 300 guerrillas said attacking town 10 mile from San Salvador, with government regaining control of town. Weaknesses of both army and guerrillas noted. Role of civilian guards cited. Guerrilla tactics explained.
REPORTER: Charles Kraus

Kraus, Charles;
Rather, Dan

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