NBC Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(La Palma, El Salvador) Peace talks here today between President Jose Napoleon Duarte and guerrilla leaders featured; absence of rebel military commander Joaquin Villalobos explained. Sec. for talks noted provided by Salvadoran Boy Scouts; details given. Apparent outcome of negotiations outlined, discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Boettcher
(Studio) Guerrilla leaders meeting with Duarte today noted include once-mainstream pols. Guillermo Ungo and -Ruben Zamora; their backgrounds and current positions in rebel movement reviewed. Films shown.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Reagan administration's public and private reaction to La Palma talks examined. [President REAGAN - praises Duarte's efforts.] Agreement reached between Secretary State George Shultz and Duarte last week regarding power-sharing with guerrillas outlined. [State Department spokesperson John HUGHES - claims Reagan endorses Duarte's position in talks.] Admin.'s apparent belief that fighting will continue discussed.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb
(Studio) Admin.'s dual response to negotiations considered.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw, Marvin Kalb
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