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(Studio) Reagan administration's about-face in comparing Central America with Vietnam noted coming after House defeated President's request for further aid to Nicaraguan guerrillas.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Admin.'s reaction to House vote featured. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - compares situation in Central America with that experienced by US in Vietnam.] Deputy press secretary Larry Speakes quoted on screen with regard to Reagan's commitment to anti-Nicaraguan efforts. [Representatives Trent LOTT, Thomas O'NEILL - disagree on implications of House vote.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones
- Jones, Phil;
- Rather, Dan
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