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Nicaragua #500396

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza's stated plans to stay in office, despite general strike in country and spreading opposition to him reported.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Managua, Nicaragua) Somoza's news conference statements about political unrest in Nicaragua given; recent coup attempt noted. [SOMOZA - says Sandinista National Liberation Front won't stop terrorism even if he steps down.] President's administration of country from his office stronghold reported [Opposition leader Adolfo CALERO - says force can control things momentarily, but doesn't eliminate necessity of using force again and that one can't rule country if he must continually be conquering it.]
REPORTER: Fred Francis

Brokaw, Tom;
Francis, Fred

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