NBC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 13, 1985
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REPORTER: Connie Chung
(DC) Pentagon response to Nicaraguan claim American Roger Patterson was killed with anti-government guerrillas as mercenary noted; national security adviser Robert McFarlane's comment quoted on screen. Guerrillas said denying presence of any American mercenaries; deaths of United States mercenaries with guerrillas last fall recalled. Pol. timing of announcement as President Reagan begins lobbying for incrd. aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas noted.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels
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