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Nicaragua / United States Sanctions #302301

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 10, 1985
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(Studio) Senator Richard Lugar's support for possible United States economy sanctions against Nicaragua reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Nicaraguan economy problems directly stemming from unofficial US sanctions examined; Secretary of State George Shultz's intervention to block intl. loan to Nicaragua cited as example Details outlined on screen, discussed. [Center for International Policy spokesperson Jim MORRELL - considers it economy strangulation.] Shultz's letter to president of Inter-American Dvt. Bank quoted on screen. [Sandinista spokesperson Pedro Antonio BLANDON - acknowledges Reagan admin.'s economy and military pressure.] [Representative Bruce MORRISON - accuses United States of quarantining Nicaragua, creating a self-fulfilling prophecy in the process.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Reporter(s):
Schakne, Robert;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:03:20

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