CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported nominating Richard Stone as envoy to Central America.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Reagan's choice of Stone, despite controversy over his past role as lobbyist for Guatemala, examined; films shown. [REAGAN - supports Stone.] [STONE - dismisses opposition; isn't optimistic over negotiated settlement in region.] [Representative Clarence LONG - won't endorse Stone.] National security adviser William Clark's efforts to promote Stone considered based on Stone's anti-Castro views.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl
(San Salvador, El Salvador) President Alvaro Magana's praise of President Reagan's Central American policy speech noted. [MAGANA - calls for incrd. military aid.] [Ambassador Deane HINTON - calls for patience and persistence.] Elec. issue and role of leftists discussed; former president Jose Napoleon Duarte noted promoted by some to form new government Govt.'s chaos and role of military in governing nation discussed.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
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