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National Guard / Central America #310129

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 06, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Disputes between state and federal govts. over Pentagon's effort to deploy National Guard troops in Central America examined. [ME Governor James BRENNAN - explains legal basis of his refusal to allow guard in Central America.] Other states adopting same policy indicated on map. [Assistant defense secretary James WEBB, National Guard commander Lieutenant General Emmett WALKER - defense using guard in foreign countries.] Role of National Guard in United States defense forces since end of draft described. [Governor Michael DUKAKIS - won't be part of another Vietnam in Central America.]

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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