NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 27, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan's Central American policy address to Congress tonight announced. Senator Christopher Dodd said giving Democrat reply.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Reagan's goal in region noted. [REAGAN - feels threat to United States exists in Central America.] Details of President's anticipated speech outlined on screen, discussed; Richard Stone's possible nomination as special envoy to El Salvador said under attack due to his former role as lobbyist for Guatemala. Criticism by Representative Edward Boland noted. [Representative Clarence LONG - cites congress opposition to incrd. aid to El Salvador.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace
(Studio) Reagan's claim that Nicaragua supplies anti-Salvadoran government rebels noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Managua, Nicaragua) Reaction here to Reagan's speech examined; films shown. [Newspaper editor Carlos CHAMORRO - cites need for congressional support.] Commander Dan. Ortega's denial of arming Salvadoran guerrillas mentioned; impact on nation of President Reagan's efforts to increase aid for anti-government guerrillas noted.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd
(San Salvador, El Salvador) Cuba and Nicaragua's alleged role in arming anti- government guerrillas here discussed. [President Alvaro MAGANA - comments on number Nicaraguan helicopter flights over El Salvador.] Efforts here to seek incrd. US military aid and current status of war examined.
REPORTER: George Lewis
(Studio) United States physicians returning from El Salvador noted commenting on war's impact on that nation's health in "New England Journal of Med." tomorrow.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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