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Central American / Administration-Wright Relations #313523

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 17, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Deborah Potter) Capitol Hill plan for peace in Central American reported Secretary of State George Shultz and House speaker Jim Wright reported signing accord. [SHULTZ - says Reagan administration is moving into the future and away from past.] [WRIGHT - says all can work together to bring about solutions.] Arguments over Wright's mtgs. with Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega and Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo reviewed; scenes shown. Controversy over Wright's actions reported continuing in Congress [Representative Robert DORNAN - says Wright doesn't know what's going on in Nicaragua.] [Representative David BONIOR - defends Wright's actions.] Former trade negotiator Robert Strauss noted called to arrange truce between Shultz and Wright.] Settlement proving unsatisfactory to some Republicans mentioned. [Representative Dick CHENEY - says Wright is in trouble as speaker of the House] Ideological differences between Wright and Reagan administration said could deter peace process.

Potter, Deborah;
Rather, Dan

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