CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jul 31, 1988
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.
(DC: Jacqueline Adams) United States offensive against Nicaragua's Sandinistas on eve of Secretary of State George Shultz's departure for meeting with Central American leaders reported; scenes shown. [President REAGAN - hopes for new Contra aid package] [Senators David BOREN, Robert DOLE - talk about support for Contra aid.] Complaints from Costa Rica and Guatemala about United States role in Nicaragua reported [On "Face the Nation", SHULTZ - says communique was written by Central American mins., not by US.] [Johns Hopkins Univ. Wayne SMITH - says Sandinistas are ready to resume talks, but Contras won't go.] Admin.'s efforts to get Contra aid package through Congress reiterated.
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