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Nicaragua / Ortega #325529

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 13, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Central American leaders reported opening summit in El Salvador; details given, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Papolonal, Nicaragua: David Martin) USSR support of Nicaragua detailed; USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and Nicaraguan president Dan. Ortega Saavedra mentioned. Econ. conds. in Nicaragua examined. [WOMAN - (thru translator) comments on lack of food.] USSR noted not providing as much mil. aid to Nicaragua now. [Nicaraguan armed forces commander Joaquin CUADRA - comments on situation.] [ORTEGA - (thru translator) praises USSR support of Nicaragua.] Gorbachev quoted with regard to policy in Nicaragua.

Rather, Dan;
Martin, David

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