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Nicaragua / United States Embargo #303463

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 01, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's trade embargo against Nicaragua said formalized today.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Bonn, West Germany) United States embargo against Nicaragua discussed. [Press aide Larry SPEAKES - explains purpose of embargo.] Ideological basis of admin.'s action listed on screen. [SPEAKES - cites Nicaragua-USSR rel.] [Representative Ted WEISS, Senator Mark HATFIELD, former ambassador to Panama Ambler MOSS, Junior - fear United States action is pushing Nicaragua into Soviet camp.] Reagan mentioned urging freer trade at economy summit here.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Managua, Nicaragua) Embargo's anticipated effect on Nicaraguans examined; family econs. of indivs. (named) described. [Farmer Nicolas BOLANOS - cites embargo's cutoff of agriculture supplies.] [Interior minister Tomas BORGE - (thru translator) cites economy reality of Nicaragua moving closer to socialist bloc as result of United States action.] President Dan. Ortega's comment on offers of United States versus USSR mentioned.
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

Reporter(s):
O'Connor, Mike;
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:40

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