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(Studio) Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega's trip to USSR to seek incrd. aid thought making United States economy sanctions likely due to Congress's recent rejection of President Reagan's aid request for Nicaraguan guerrillas.
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
(DC) Trade sanctions under consideration by Reagan against Nicaraguan examined. [Chief of staff Don. REGAN - comments on United States trade relationship with Nicaragua in light of Ortega's approach to Sovs.] Current US-Nicaraguan trade rely explained. [Johns Hopkins Univ. spokesperson Bruce BAGLEY - explains long-range dangers of United States sanctions against Sandinistas; cites Cuba's Fidel Castro as example] [Senator James SASSER - thinks Ortega's courting of Sovs. will push Congress toward supporting Reagan.]
REPORTER: Jacqueline Adams
- Adams, Jacqueline;
- Spencer, Susan
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