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El Salvador / United States Aid #535877

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1984
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(Studio) Reagan administration's concern over possible Senator rejection of aid package request for El Salvador noted.
REPORTER: John Palmer

(DC) White House argument for increase military aid to Salvadoran regime outlined, discussed. [Assistant secretary state Langhorne MOTLEY - doesn't believe Congress can ignore decision.] [Senator James SASSER - explains his opposition to increase aid unless death squads are eliminated; criticizes administration tactics.] Admin. rationale outlined. [Henry KISSINGER - feels administration should present entire Central American aid package rather than pieces.] Pol. implications of election-yr. foreign policy defeat for administration noted.
REPORTER: Marvin Kalb

Kalb, Marvin;
Palmer, John

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