NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 1979
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(Studio) United States action against Nicaragua because of President Anastasio Somoza's rejection of mediation efforts to solve cntry.'s political strife reported.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
(DC) Internal conflict In Nicaragua last summer recalled; file tape shown. Efforts of US, Guatemala and Dominican Republican to mediate dispute and Somoza's rejection of solution, accepted by his opposition, noted. [State Department spokesperson Hodding CARTER - gives reasons for United States action. Mentions report by Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.] United States ambassador reported remaining in Managua.
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani
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