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El Salvador / Fighting #324839

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 29, 1989
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(NYC: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Leftist rebels reported initiating another offensive and attacking United States dipls.' homes; details given, scenes shown from San Salvador, El Salvador. [Secretary of State James BAKER - says FMLN has turned to terrorism; comments on USSR policy in region.] President Bush shown greeting Canadian Prime Min. Brian Mulroney; upcoming summit in Malta with USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev mentioned. Nicaraguan and Cuban officials reported agreeing to halt shipment of USSR -made weapons to El Salvador.

(DC: David Martin) Bush administration reported evacuating dipls.' families from San Salvador; scenes shown of fighting. [CIA director William WEBSTER - comments.]

Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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