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Nicaragua / United States Policy #303188

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 24, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) House Democrats' effort to compromise on President Reagan's request for aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas examined; details outlined on screen, discussed. President's letter to Republican leaders quoted on screen. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - denies partisan aspect of debate.] [Representatives Edward BOLAND, Trent LOTT, John ROWLAND - debate issue.] Senator Robert Dole said not acting on Nicaraguan issue until budget is resolved.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Managua, Nicaragua) Reaction of Sandinistas to Congress vote on Reagan's aid request discussed; President Dan. Ortega's remarks outlined, quoted. Possible significance of his courtesy call on Archbishop Miguel Obando y Bravo considered; Bravo mentioned elevated to cardinal today by Pope John Paul II. Opposition movement's concern over message sent Sandinistas by House vote today examined. [Opposition leader Andres ZUNIGA - fears situation will worsen for them.] US- backed guerrilla operations in north Nicaragua described, shown.
REPORTER: Ed Rabel

Reporter(s):
Jones, Phil;
Rabel, Ed;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:00

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