CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 19, 1987
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(San Salvador, El Salvador: Victoria Corderi) Central American foreign mins. reported meeting here to continue development of regional peace plan, focusing primarily on Nicaragua and El Salvador; details given, scenes shown. [Nicaraguan secretary general Alejandro BENDANA - wants United States to also end its war against Nicaragua.] US role in peace talks explained. [Central American expert Susan Kaufman PURCELL - notes United States desire to maintain pressure on Sandinistas while negotiations are in process.] Nicaragua's need for crude oil and implications for peace accord considered.
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