CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 12, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Incring. congress opposition to President Reagan's Central American policies reported by House subcommittee 's recommendation that administration's military aid to El Salvador be cut drastically and calling for outlawing of covert United States operations against Nicaraguan government; details given. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - thinks undermining United States in region is a mistake.] Admin. `s refusal to comment on aid to Nicaraguan rebels recalled. [State Department spokesperson Thomas ENDERS - won't comment on covert operations in public.] Senator Barry Goldwater's claim that CIA director William Casey told Senate Intelligence Committee that United States is not trying to overthrow Nicaraguan government and Senator's response noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
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