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Nicaragua / Private Sandinista Aid #317400

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 04, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reagan administration's covert aid operation for Contras after Congress halted support in 1984 recalled.

(San Francisco, California: John Blackstone) Growing United States private aid efforts for Sandinista government examined; details given, scenes shown. [Leadership Conf. of Women Religious spokesperson Sister Janet ROESENER - hopes to neutralize effect of government aid to Contras.] Quest for peace coalition described. [Quest for Peace spokesperson Charles CUTIETTA-OLSON - hopes to match Congress's Contra aid if not better it.] [Citizens for Reagan spokesperson Peter FLAHERTY - accuses anti-Contra mvt. of undercutting United States policy in Nicaragua.] [Quest for Peace spokesperson Father William CALLAHAN - explains organization's purpose.] Quest for Peace videotape of Nicaraguan program shown, narrated. [Vol. Bill FLEMING - praises Nicaraguan acceptance of vols. despite United States government's war against them.] Murder of vol. Benjamin Linder said increase donations to anti-Contra movement [Elisabeth LINDER - notes amount raised so far.] Effect of Iran/Contra hearings cited.

Reporter(s):
Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
23:53:10

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