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Sudan / Coup #303394

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1985
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(Studio) Overthrow of Sudanese President Gafaar Nimeiry reported; his recent visit to United States and extent of American aid to Sudan recalled.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Cairo, Egypt) Nimeiry's stopover here, during which he learned of coup from President Hosni Mubarak, featured; films shown. Econ. and political factors sparking military coup discussed. Reaction to coup of Libya, Syria and Egypt described.
REPORTER: Larry Pintak

(DC) National security adviser Robert McFarlane mentioned informing President Reagan of Nimeiry's overthrow; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes' assessment of situation outlined; administration's tentative approach to new regime considered.

Pintak, Larry;
Schieffer, Bob

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