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US-Nicaragua Relations #294742

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 1984
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(Studio) Sandinista government reported issuing war alert out of fear of United States invasion; UN Sec. Council mentioned scheduling emergency meeting at Nicaragua's request. United States and other West sources said now backing away from earlier claims that USSR fighter planes had arrived in Nicaragua.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Managua, Nicaragua) Tension created by war scare here noted illustrated by army detention of CBS photographer Roberto Pineda and soundman Jaime Robles after filming military convoy; details given, films shown. Commander Jaime Wheelock's order to keep student coffee harvesters in capitol to defense city against possible United States invasion noted. [TEACHER - feels a new sense of fear.] Senior West dipls.' assessment of USSR delivery of arms, excluding planes, outlined.
REPORTER: Richard Schlesinger

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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