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Nicaragua / United States Policy #543137

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Demonstration outside White House protesting President Reagan's policy in Nicaragua described, shown; President's effort to salvage aid package for anti- government guerrillas examined. [Senator Patrick LEAHY - thinks administration is more int. in rhetoric than reality now.] Democrat compromise proposal outlined on screen, discussed. [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - feels rejection of legislature will be mistake.] [Pep. Thomas O'NEILL - thinks United States should be building peace rather than working to overthrow Central American govts.]
REPORTER: Chris Wallace

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Managua, Nicaragua) President Dan. Ortega's latest offer to United States discussed. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) will make positive steps if Congress rejects aid to guerrillas; denies new offensive is being planned; comments on use of USSR helicopters.] [Opposition leader Ramiro GURDIAN - accuses Sandinistas of wanting war.] Upcoming item.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Brokaw, Tom;
Mudd, Roger;
Wallace, Chris

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