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El Salvador #283000

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Mar 06, 1982
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(Studio) Senator Robert Byrd reported introduction legislature preventing President Reagan from sending United States troops to El Salvador without congress approval; details given. [BYRD - explains concern.] Reaction of president aides outlined; Secretary of State Alexander Haig noted discussing Salvadoran peace plan proposed by Mexico.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(New York City) Haig and Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda noted discussing Mexican proposal. [HAIG - thinks plan merits United States consideration.; comments on alleged Nicaraguan soldier captured in El Salvador.] Possibility that evidence of alleged Cuban and Nicaraguan involvement in Salvadoran civil war will be made public considered.
REPORTER: Rita Flynn

(Studio) Latest government skirmish with guerrillas in El Salvador reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(El Salvador) Current status of conflict along coastal highway examined; films shown. [MAN - (thru translator) comments on guerrillas.]
REPORTER: Steve Kroft

(El Salvador) El Salvador human rights commission described. [WOMEN - (thru translator) describe government assaults.]
REPORTER: Richard Wagner

Kroft, Steve;
Flynn, Rita;
Schieffer, Bob;
Wagner, Richard

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