CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 06, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(DC) Extended Congress session examined; impact on Representative Jack Fields' reelec. campaign noted. [Senator Ted STEVENS - believes primary effect will be felt on elec. campaigns. in west states.] Indefinite-delay in adjourning mentioned attributed to House-Senator conference committee 's inability to reach agreement on government funding legislature due to foreign policy amendments attached to bill. [Senator Dan. INOUYE - notes United States covert involvement in Nicaragua is crux of problem.] CIA support for anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas noted centerpiece of administration foreign policy; pols. involved explained. [STEVENS, Representative Vic FAZIO - disagree on Nicaragua.] Other issues attached to government funding legislature listed on screen, discussed. [INOUYE - suggests probable outcome.] Role of reelec. pols. in resolving deadlock explained.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
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