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Central America / US-Nicaragua Relations #317435

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 06, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Guatemala City, Guatemala: Juan Vasquez) Opening of Central American summit here and participants' reaction to President Reagan's peace plan for region, linked to further Contra aid, featured; details given, scenes shown. [Costa Rica President Oscar ARIAS - notes Costa Rican peace initiative is exclusive agenda for summit.] United States &Costa Rican proposals compared on screen; President Dan. Ortega's call for United States-Nicaraguan relations cited. [Nicaraguan foreign minister Miguel D'ESCOTO - believes that if United States rejects negotiations, its peace proposal is proven to be a sham, a publicity stunt.]

(DC: Bill Plante) [President REAGAN - declines comment on Ortega's proposal.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - rejects United States-Nicaraguan negotiations; explains.] [Senators Howell HEFLIN, Ernest HOLLINGS, David BOREN - debate Reagan's proposal.]

(Studio: Dan Rather, Bill Plante) Admin.'s alleged reaction to skepticism over sincerity of Reagan's proposal discussed.

Reporter(s):
Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:03:30

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