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US-Nicaragua Relations / Rebel Aid #304119

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 12, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) House approval of President Reagan's request for further aid to anti- Nicaraguan guerrillas, reversing earlier vote, featured; Representative Chas. Wilson mentioned leaving hospital to vote. House aid package outlined on screen, discussed. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - thinks local pols. influenced Democrats] [Representatives Charles SCHUMER, Tommy ROBINSON - debate issue.] Guerrilla leader Eden Pastora and national security adviser Robert McFarlane mentioned lobbying Representatives
REPORTER: Phil Jones

(Managua, Nicaragua) Status of guerrilla war against Nicaraguan government and possibility of United States military intervention on their behalf discussed; films shown. Econ. factors affecting Sandinistas considered. [Opposition leader Andres ZUNIGA - describes current climate.] President Dan. Ortega's comments outlined.
REPORTER: Mike O'Connor

Jones, Phil;
O'Connor, Mike;
Rather, Dan

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