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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #308675

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) President Reagan's continued public relations campaign to pressure Congress into approving incrd. military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - fears sending too little, too late.] [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - opposes aid request.] [White House communications director Patrick BUCHANAN - explains administration's desire for recorded vote on issue to use in upcoming elecs.] Buchanan recalled equating Congress opponents to President's Nicaraguan policy with communists [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, Senator Tom HARKIN - calls for President to compromise.] Reagan said meeting tomorrow with Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley
Duration:
00:02:20

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