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Central America / USSR #289072

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 14, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reagan administration's claim that Central America needs incrd. United States aid due to USSR and Cuban influence in region examined. [Undersecretary of Defense Fred IKLE - anticipates Central America becoming another E. Europe.] Spy satellite photos of Grenada's USSR installations shown, discussed. [IKLE - criticizes those involved in Nicaragua other than US.] [Senator John GLENN - attacks administration's scare tactics.] [SEN. and assistant Secretary of State Thomas ENDERS - debate US intervention in underdeveloped ntns.] Issue of Cuban and USSR arms shipments to El Salvador guerrillas mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

Lynch, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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