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Shultz / El Salvador #295778

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 01, 1984
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz's claim that El Salvador has made progress on human rights and support of call to halt United States aid if death squads there aren't curbed noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Salvador, El Salvador) United States diplomats' concern over possible win of Roberto D'Aubuisson in Salvadoran president elecs. due to his believed leadership of death squads discussed; former United States ambassador Robert White's referral to him as "pathological killer" recalled as example [D'AUBUISSON - (thru translator) denies squads exist in El Salvador.] Opponent Jose Napoleon Duarte's platform compared to that of D'Aubuisson. [DUARTE - claims capacity and will to confront death squads.] Duarte's and D'Aubuisson's names for each other quoted. Concern that election, regardless of outcome, will provoke coup considered.
REPORTER: Jane Wallace

Rather, Dan;
Wallace, Jane

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