NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan, in paid political broadcast, reported speaking of sending aid to El Salvador without approval of Congress and accusing Nicaragua, Cuba and USSR of trying to install communism by force in this hemisphere.
REPORTER: Connie Chung
(DC) Admin.'s rationale for sidestepping Congress for emergency aid to El Salvador's army examined; films shown. Related statistics outlined on screen; President's paid pol broadcast quoted. [Voice of REAGAN - claims Sandinistas continue backing anti-Salvadoran guerrillas.] President said continuing active combat role of United States intelligence planes; details given.
REPORTER: Fred Francis
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