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El Salvador / Jesuit Priests Murders Trial #340521

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 29, 1991
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(Studio: Susan Spencer) Report introduced.

(Miami: Juan Vasquez) Trial of army officers in El Salvador accused of murdering six Jesuits priests and two others featured; scenes shown from courtroom where Colonel Guillermo Benavides and a second lieutenant were convicted while seven other soldiers were acquitted. [White House Chief of Staff John SUNUNU - praises President Alfredo Cristiani for making changes.] The executions in November 1989 recalled; scenes shown of bodies. [University of Central America Father Michael CZERNY - says the truth has not come out.] Possibility of a peace treaty between the government and guerrillas after decade of violence noted.

Reporter(s):
Spencer, Susan;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:02:10

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