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El Salvador / Elections #536160

NBC Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 1984
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(Studio) Chaos in El Salvador's president election summarized.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Continue confusion in election process here examined; elec.-day voter problems and violence reviewed. Films shown. [US ambassador Thomas PICKERING - praises election] [Jose Napoleon DUARTE - describes election officials' disorder.] Guerrillas' commitment to upsetting elecs. noted.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President Reagan's effort to use Salvadoran elecs. to win congress approval of incrd. United States aid noted excluding mention of major foul-ups. [REAGAN - praises Salvadoran voter as illustrating victory of freedom over tyranny.] [Council on Hemispheric Affairs spokesperson Cecilio MORALES - described Salvadoran government's suppression of freedoms.] Generally favorable response of United States election observers outlined. [Senator William ROTH, Representative James WRIGHT - praises validity of election] Possible move to halt all United States aid if right-wing leader Roberto D'Aubuisson wins runoff election mentioned.
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

Brokaw, Tom;
Lloyd, Robin;
Wallace, Chris

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