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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 1984
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(Studio) Salvadoran guerrillas reported accepting President Jose Napoleon Duarte's proposal for peace talks, requesting that Colombian President Belisario Betancur mediate; Duarte's apparent response mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Possibility of Salvadoran peace talks examined; leaders recalled recently requesting such a meeting [Last week in Mexico City, rebel spokesperson Ruben ZAMORA - wants meeting now; explains.] Possible political implications of Duarte's new willingness to talk considered. [DUARTE - is pleased with guerrilla response.] [US ambassador Thomas PICKERING - doesn't expect maj. turning pts. from talks.]
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

O'Connor, Mike;
Rather, Dan

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