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Nicaragua #530405

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1983
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(Studio) Clash in n, Nicaragua between government troops and Honduras-based rebels reported; details given. Former Sandinista commander Eden Pastora said opening new front against government in south Nicaragua.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(S. Nicaragua) Pastora's activity with guerrillas, among whom he's also known as Comandante Zero, featured; films shown. [PASTORA - (thru translator) criticizes government's lack of concern for the people.] Current status of Pastora's forces and his refusal to join US-based guerrillas noted. His criticism of supporters of Anastasio Somoza mentioned.
REPORTER: Bonnie Anderson

(Studio) Pastora's personal side said explored tomorrow.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Anderson, Bonnie;
Brokaw, Tom

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