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US-Nicaragua Relations / Expulsions #322206

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 12, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) Sandinistas reported expelling United States dipls. from Nicaragua. [President REAGAN - says State Department sending same number of dipls. back to Nicaragua.] Nicaraguan ambassador Carlos Tunnermann reported also Organization of American States representative Sandinistas reported accusing United States ambassador Richard Melton of inciting violence. [On "CBS This Morning", Sandinista spokesperson Alejandro BENDANA - comments on situation.] "La Prensa" and Catholic radio station noted closed during latest crackdown. [State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - comments on situation.] ["La Prensa" spokesperson Cristiana CHAMORRO - says there's no justice in Nicaragua.] [Contra leader Adolfo CALERO - describes situation.] [Senator Christopher DODD - expresses frustration with Sandinistas.] Republicans noted reviving Contra aid issue.

Plante, Bill;
Schieffer, Bob

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