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El Salvador #282507

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 08, 1982
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(Studio) Incr. activity of El Salvador rebels reported Extent of fighting set forth. Attacks on buses noted. Extensive damage said caused by bombs in San Salvador.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Usulutan Province, El Salvador) Battle scenes shown. Defeat of government troops by guerrillas reported Rebels shown occupying part of vital highway. Incr. strength of guerrillas and resultant confidence noted. Victory anthem sung. Woman on bus quoted saying "Rebels fight for us." Visit to guerrilla headquarters reported Youth of rebels noted. Baltazar, rebel leader, shown; quoted with regard to slight support rebels get from communist bloc ntns. Leader's chgs. that United States wishes to intervene in civil war noted. Inability of army, even with aid from Reagan government, to stop bold rebel raids noted. Guerrilla gains reported.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) Thomas Enders said ruling out negotiated settlement of El Salvador civil war; quoted saying move would turn nation over to rebels.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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