CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 17, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush quoted with regard to murder of Jesuit priests in El Salvador. Report introduced.
(San Salvador, El Salvador: Juan Vasquez) British journalist David Blundy reported killed while rpting. on fighting in San Salvador, El Salvador. [CBS News Radio spokesperson Bill GASPERINI, British government representative Ian MURRAY - comment on latest death.] Priests murders noted increase atmosphere of terror here. Former presidential candidate Fidel Chavez Mena reported blaming right-wing death squads for murders. [Ambassador William WALKER - comments on President Alfredo Cristiani's reaction.] Pope John Paul II's statement quoted.
(DC: Wyatt Andrews) American protesters reported demanding that United States stop sending military aid to El Salvador; details given, scenes shown from DC. [Reverend Peter NEELEY - blames priest murders upon army.] [State Department spokesperson Margaret TUTWILER - says autopsies will be conducted upon priests' bodies.] Army's possible responsibility for priest murders noted meaning that US subsidized killings. [Senators Alan CRANSTON, John KERRY - comment.] Bush noted wanting to give Cristiani chance to succeed.
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