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US-Nicaragua Relations #302100

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 1985
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(Studio) Reagan administration reported accusing Nicaragua of providing military training for other Latin American countries.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Reaction to Secretary of State George Shultz's verbal attack on Nicaragua during Cong hearing featured. [Representative Ted WEISS - is reminded of 1954 Army-McCarthy hearings; accuses Reagan administration of distorting facts and lying in its policy toward Nicaragua.] [SHULTZ - resents comparison with Senator Joseph McCarthy.] [Representative Peter KOSTMAYER - accuses administration of red-baiting.] [SHULTZ - suggests committee withdraw its invitation to him to appear today.] [Committee MBR. - responds.] Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega's latest overture to US, after meeting with United States Catholic bishops, reported; White House response to Ortega's invitation discussed.
REPORTER: Lesley Stahl

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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