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El Salvador #522869

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 08, 1982
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(Studio) Outbreaks of fighting in San Vicente and San Miguel, El Salvador, reported; allegations of government massacres discussed.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Skirmish in San Vicente examined; films shown. [MAN - (thru translator) notes liability to defense selves.]
REPORTER: Bonnie Anderson

(Studio) Amnesty International reported chging. army and police with torture and murder; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Studio) Inability of President Reagan to convince Congress that he won't send US troops into El Salvador noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Senator Mark Hatfield reported proposing halt to military aid to El Salvador. [HATFIELD - explains proposal.] Senator Robert Byrd reported introduction legislature forbidding President from committing United States troops without Congress approval. [Senator Paul TSONGAS - doesn't believe military solution in El Salvador will work.] Senator Patrick Leahy's trip to region last month recalled; his assessment of situation considered.
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

(Studio) Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's remarks on Communist takeover of El Salvador discussed.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Anderson, Bonnie;
Chancellor, John;
Delaney, Steve;
Mudd, Roger

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