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Central America #282835

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 25, 1982
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(Studio) For. mins. of Honduras, El Salvador and Costa Rica reported meeting with top US officials today.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Mins.' meeting with President Reagan and Secretary of State Alexander Haig discussed; photos shown. [HAIG - comments on upcoming election in El Salvador; notes expectations if right-wing candidate Roberto d'Aubuisson wins.] [Nicaraguan junta leader Daniel ORTEGA - (thru translator) addresses United Nations Sec. Council on negotiations with US.] [US ambassador Jeane KIRKPATRICK - denies United States preparing for invasion of Nicaragua.] Public relations dilemma facing administration outlined.
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) Upcoming item announced. White House spokesperson David Gergen said denying rumors that United States encourages talks between El Salvadoran rebels' and whatever government is elected. Details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Pierpoint, Robert;
Rather, Dan

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