CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 08, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Failure of Reagan administration maneuver to bypass traditional congress channels for increase aid to CIA-backed efforts to overthrow Nicaraguan government and to El Salvador examined; films shown. [Senator Ted. STEVENS - promotes increase United States aid.] [Senator Mark HATFIELD - resents administration tactics.] [Senator Pete DOMENICI - criticizes State Department's handling of affair.] [STEVENS - threatens administration will be embarrassed.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne
(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz said allegedly apologizing to Senate Intelligence Committee for White House maneuver.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(El Salvador) Defense and State depts.' change in rules governing arming of official United States military advisers here examined; apparent impact of murder of Lieutenant Albert Schaufelberger on decision noted. [Ambassador Thomas PICKERING - explains secrecy about regulations.] Incr. number of United States military personnel here and administration's method of disguising actual number discussed.
REPORTER: Jane Wallace
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