NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) El Salvador's President-elect Jose Napoleon Duarte reported successfully lobbying Congress for increase United States military aid. [Representative Michael BARNES - anticipates passage of aid bill.] Representative Thomas O'Neill's similar assessment mentioned. [DUARTE - will answer questions; claims El Salvador, not US, will put conditions on emergency military aid.] Duarte mentioned promising to dismiss military leader associated with death squads. [Representative Matthew McHUGH - questions Duarte's long-range abilities.]
REPORTER: Bob Abernethy
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