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Central America / Nicaragua #522469

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 18, 1982
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(Studio) Build-up of forces reported in Nicaragua.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Managua, Nicaragua) Mil. scenes near Nicaragua border with Honduras shown. Bridge incidents and CIA involvement charges recalled. Reagan admin. foreign policy said under fire in Managua. Comandante Tomas Borge reported saying country won't negotiate with United States until United States promises not to intervene in Nicaragua or El Salvador. Americans living in Nicaragua reported critical of administration policy. [Central American Historical Institute Patricia HEINZ - says her only danger comes from actions of US.] Militia training reported.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

(Studio) Anti-leftist group of Nicaraguans based in US, called National Liberation Army, reported claiming credit for blowing up 6 bridges in Nicaragua. Justice Department said investigating.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Lloyd, Robin

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