NBC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1983
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(Studio) Nicaragua reported accusing United States of waging undeclared war against it; foreign min. Miguel D'Escoto noted alleging United States invasion.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(NYC) D'Escoto's allegations of United States invasion from Honduras in effort to overthrow Sandinista regime examined. [D'ESCOTO - (thru translator) claims undeclared United States war against Nicaragua; calls for immediate direct talks with US.] [UN ambassador Jeane KIRKPATRICK - responds.] Nicaragua said asking for Sec. Council resolution; details given.
REPORTER: Mike Maus
(Studio) Nicaragua said asking for Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to become actively involved in situation.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Studio) President Reagan's reference to anti-government guerrillas in Nicaragua as "freedom fighters" recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Admin. said denying covert efforts to overthrow Nicaragua. [State Department spokesperson Alan ROMBERG - thinks United Nations session today was diversionary tactic by Nicaragua; explains.] Admin.'s confirmation, unofficially, of incrd. number anti-Sandinista rebels backed by United States discussed; President Reagan's position on issue noted confusing United States foreign policy in region.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
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