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Nicaragua / United States Spy Planes, USSR Jets #294722

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 1984
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(Studio) Pentagon reported denying Nicaraguan allegations that United States spy planes are violating its air space.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Managua, Nicaragua) Unloading of USSR freighter, believed by Reagan administration to contain fighter planes, examined; films shown. [Dock WORKERS - claim they unloaded patrol boats guns and ammunition; remarks transcribed on screen.] [For. minister Miguel D'ESCOTO - defs. Nicaragua's right and obligation to defend itself, include purchase of fighter planes.] Contd. talk of United States invasion's imminence noted.
REPORTER: Richard Schlesinger

(DC) Contd. United States monitoring of Soviet ships bound for Nicaragua discussed; films shown. Recent arrival of fighter helicopters via Bulgaria recalled; Sandinista government remembered using fear of United States invasion as well as ongoing CIA war to overthrow them as basis of defense measures.
REPORTER: David Martin

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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