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Central America / Reagan Policy #536454

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 12, 1984
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(Studio) Congress's refusal to approve President Reagan's funding request for Central America before spring break due to current Nicaraguan controversy described. Nicaragua's claims of United States-backed mining of hwys. outlined.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Managua, Nicaragua) United States Army's increase indications of permanency in south Honduras near Nicaraguan border examined; films shown. [General Paul GORMAN - denies establishing military base.] Latest offensive by anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas described; vice minister of defense Joaquin Cuadra's dismissal of Reagan administration's claim that mining-of Nicaraguan ports under director of CIA was merely to halt flow of arms from Nicaragua to guerrillas in El Salvador outlined.
REPORTER: Mike Boettcher

(Studio) Jesse Jackson reported suggesting investigation into Reagan's possibly impeachable offense in mining Nicaraguan ports.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom

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