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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #308744

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 14, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan's effort to compare Nicaraguan guerrillas with historical freedom mvts. reviewed; his personal identification with them today quoted. Congress delegation touring Nicaragua reported meeting with its vice president and publisher of cntry.'s opposition newspaper.

(DC: Phil Jones) [REAGAN - calls Sandinistas criminals and lunatics.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - believes President wants United States troops in Nicaragua.] [Senator Tom HARKIN - would like Reagan to devote as much time and energy to saving American farmer.] Capitol Hill debate on Nicaragua and cntry.'s lack of concern for such examined. [Pollster Robert TEETER - explains public's lack of concern.] [REAGAN - refers to domino theory.] [American Enterprise Institution spokesperson William SCHNEIDER - thinks public questions credibility of administration's propaganda.] [Senator Mark HATFIELD - questions where military aid will end.] [Pol. scientist William LeoGRANDE - considers public's skepticism healthy; explains.] [REAGAN - thinks Congress is courting disaster.] [SCHNEIDER - notes role of domestic pols. in debate.]

Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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