CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(San Jose, Costa Rica: Juan Vasquez) San Jose, Costa Rica, peace talks between Contras and Sandinistas featured. [Contra negotiator Commander TONO - comments on peace prospects.] Contras reported proposing cease-fire in exchange for creation of provisional government [Vice foreign minister Victor Hugo TINOCO - rejects offer.] Senator Contra aid vote noted being important to both Contras and Sandinistas. [Representative Les ASPIN - describes aid to Contras.] Nicaraguan president Dan. Ortega Saavedra shown meeting with Spain's prime minister Ortega's meeting with Pope John Paul II mentioned. Vast differences between Contras and Sandinistas noted.
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