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Guatemala Elections #522853

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 07, 1982
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(Studio) Large turnout for Guatemala elections reported Boycott of elections by leftists noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

(Guatemala City, Guatemala) Guatemala military said on full alert for peaceful procedure during elections. Scenes shown. Guerrilla attack on mil. reported Bombings by guerrillas, kidnapping of newspaper publisher and other means of protesting elections noted. Complexity of Guatemala situation stated. United States impulse to supply arms said affected by country's poor human rights record. United States role in 1954 overthrow of government official recalled. Present situation assess d Different candidates characterized: Alejandro Maldonado, Anibal Guevara, Gustavo Anzueto, Mario Sandoval. Ex-leader Jacobo Arbenz Guzman noted.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

(Studio) Pope reported making plea for peace in Guatemala. Deaths from conflict in Guatemala noted.
REPORTER: Jane Pauley

Lloyd, Robin;
Pauley, Jane

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