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Reagan / Central America Policy #289970

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's upcoming speech promoting Central America policy noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Details of President's anticipated speech examined. [REAGAN - feels threat to United States exists in Central America.] Commercial opposing President's stance shown. Capitol Hill concern that El Salvador will become another Vietnam discussed. Costa Rica's seizure today of freighter carrying explosives bound for Nicaragua and Brazil's grounding of Libyan planes loaded with military equipment for Nicaragua mentioned. President's expected response to congress critics outlined.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

(Studio) Possibility that Richard Stone will be special envoy to El Salvador said placed in doubt due to his role as lobbyist for Guatemala; details given.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:03:10

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