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Central American / Shultz Trip / Nicaragua #322612

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 01, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Secretary of State George Shultz reported meeting with Central American leaders in Guatemala City, Guatemala, to discuss Nicaragua issue. Report introduced.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Wyatt Andrews) Econ. devastation in Nicaragua featured; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - (thru translators) comment on poverty.] President Dan. Ortega's crackdown on opposition leaders discussed. [Opposition leader Carlos HUEMBES - (thru translator) says his trial is illegal.] [ORTEGA - (thru translator) defends actions.] [Popular Social Christian party spokesperson Mauricio DIAZ - (thru translator) comments on splitting with Sandinistas after their renewed attacks on opposition.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Phil Jones) [Michael DUKAKIS - denigrates Reagan administration's effort to seek Contra aid.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY - comments on Senator Robert Byrd and admin.'s stance on issue.] [Senator Robert DOLE - comments on conservative Democrats seeking humanitarian aid only for Contras.] Republicans' proposal illustration [On July 27, 1988, Senator Lloyd BENTSEN - comments on Contra aid.] [DOLE - says Bentsen supports Contra aid.]

Reporter(s):
Andrews, Wyatt;
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:04:50

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