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El Salvador / Hinton #530701

NBC Evening News for Sunday, May 29, 1983
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(Studio) United States ambassador to El Salvador Deane Hinton reported replaced due to political differences with Reagan administration
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Hinton's reassignment and role here examined; films shown. Controversy here over Hinton's criticism of Salvadoran criminal justice system last year recalled. [October 1982, HINTON - speaks in Spanish.] [Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Conrado LOPEZ Andreu - believes Hinton was out of place with remarks.] Admin.'s criticism of Hinton's claim that right-wing death squads posed as much threat to nation's stability as guerrillas noted; issues facing Hinton's replacement outlined.
REPORTER: Dennis Murphy

Murphy, Dennis;
Savitch, Jessica

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