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El Salvador #297492

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 14, 1984
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(Studio) United States reaction to disbandment of El Salvador treasury police units linked to death squads reported.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Public's skepticism about reshuffling of treasury police noted. [Treasury police Colonel Rinaldo GOLCHER - (thru translator) feels police overstepped their authority.] [WOMAN - (thru translator) describes police torture.] President Jose Napoleon Duarte's alleged efforts to restructure government to eliminate human rights abuses noted. [US embassy spokesperson Ken. BLEAKLEY - is pleased.] Human rights activists' dismissal of government move explained. [Mothers of the Disappeared spokesperson Ana ISAEBL - (thru translator) feels move is publicity stunt for government]
REPORTER: Richard Schlesinger

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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