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Central America / United States Aid #295845

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 13, 1984
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(Studio) Senate Intelligence Committee reported approving emergency aid to anti- Nicaragua guerrillas; implications for White House request for similar aid to El Salvador noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(El Salvador) Crisis in El Salvador as result of squalid public health conditions created by war environmental examined; films shown. Related statistics listed. [Lay worker Carol SAVAGE - notes mortality rate among children.] Status of nation's health ctrs. described. [Salvadoran PHYSICIAN - notes pols.' exploitation of war for more defense funds at expense of health care funds.] 1 mother's losses (named in report) cited as example
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

O'Connor, Mike;
Rather, Dan

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