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El Salvador / United States Aid #535890

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 12, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan's recent failure to push increase military aid to El Salvador through Congress recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President's continued lobbying for United States military aid examined. [REAGAN - claims Cuban-supported guerrillas will disrupt upcoming Salvadoran elecs., that Salvadoran regime is unable to defense itself due to Congress] President's requested aid package for El Salvador and anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas noted. [REAGAN - calls for congress action.] White House photos of President's mtgs. today with foreign mins. of Honduras and Costa Rica shown. [Honduran foreign minister Edgardo Paz BARNICA - (thru translator) feels United States Congress needs to understand reality.] Basis of Congress's anger with White House explained.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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