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Central America #291450

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 01, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Increasing interest in United States over administration's role in Central America examined; concern of Representative Robert Torricelli's constituents cited as example [CONSTITUENT - fears repeat of Vietnam experience.] [General Elec. Cablevision REPORTER - questions Representative Lane Evans about defense spending for Central America.] [Courtesy "Meet the Press", Walter MONDALE - thinks US troops in Central America are inevitable under current policy.] Results of CBS "News-New York Times" poll of public's perception of situation outlined on screen, discussed. [Pollster Robert TEETER - doubts if Central America will play prominent role in upcoming elecs.] [June 20, President REAGAN - describes alleged results of losing in Central America.] [Pollster William HAMILTON - believes Democrats could score political points on President's Central America policies.] [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson Dr. Howard WIARDA - feels topic has potential to become major campaign issue.]
REPORTER: Bruce Morton

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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