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El Salvador #299820

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Civilians' concern over impact of restored WW II gunships supplied government by United States examined; army's indiscriminate air attacks on civilians living in rebel-held territory cited, shown. [Church legal aid office spokesperson Maria Julia HERNANDEZ - fears innocent will die because of gunships.] United States ambassador's justification for planes said based on his belief that President Jose Napoleon Duarte controls army; details given. [US ambassador Thomas PICKERING - rationalizes latest violation by Salvadoran army of United States arms agreement.] [Representative Michael BARNES - notes army is in control in El Salvador, not government]
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

O'Connor, Mike;
Rather, Dan

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