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United States / Central American Policy #527545

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 18, 1983
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(Studio) Opposition in United States to our intervention in Central America noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Efforts of peace activists such as Quaker nurse Phyllis Taylor to counter United States military intervention in Central America examined. [TAYLOR - explains reasons for vol. medical care in Nicaragua.] Fighting along Nicaraguan-Honduran border by United States -back ed guerrillas in 1 particular region recalled halting when earlier church group arrived; Taylor and others going with her noted hoping for same lull in battle with their presence. [TAYLOR - hopes troops will be less eager to attack medical missionaries.] [Richard TAYLOR - supports wife's decision; describes his fear for wife.] [TAYLOR - describes sources of volunteers' concern for physical safety.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy

Reporter(s):
Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:02:40

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