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US-Nicaragua Relations / Expulsions #291379

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Unusually severe United States retaliation to Nicaragua's expulsion of 3 American diplomats examined; Nicaraguan ambassador Antonio Jarquin said notified of State Department's closing of 6 of that nation's consulates and expulsion of 21 diplomats and families. [Charge d'affaires Manuel CORDERO - protests United States action.] State Department said retaliation due in part to treatment received by expelled United States diplomats; their arrival back in US today mentioned, shown. [Linda PFEIFEL - considers chgs. against them absurd.] House For. Affairs Committee reported voting to end funding of covert operations against Nicaragua. [Representatives Stephen SOLARZ, Henry HYDE - debate issue; role of covert aid in defeating Adolf Hitler mentioned.] Admin.'s concern that committee vote will weaken bargaining position of special envoy Richard Stone, due to arrive in Nicaragua at end of week; details given.
REPORTER: Bill McLaughlin

(Studio) Nicaraguan opposition party members said arrested in roundup linked to expulsion of United States diplomats.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

McLaughlin, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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