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Nicaragua / United States Policy #543339

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(DC) President Reagan's effort to get funding for anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas through Congress under guise of peace plan examined. [REAGAN - announces proposed plan; promises funds won't be used for arms or munitions temporarily.] Details of his plan outlined on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - remains committed to guerrillas.] [Colombian President Belisario BETANCUR - (thru translator) endorses plan.] [Nicaraguan government SPOKESPERSON - sees no change in United States policy toward his cntry.] Apparent White House strategy explained.
REPORTER: Andrea Mitchell

(Studio) Capitol Hill response to President's proposal examined. [Senators Rich LUGAR, Patrick LEAHY, Representative Bob STUMP, Representative Thomas O'NEILL - react.] [Senator Christopher DODD - discusses President's latest tactic, Sandinista policies, President Dan. Ortega's reception in Brazilian parliament.]
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Tegucigalpa, Honduras) United States military presence and activity along Honduran-Nicaraguan border examined; films shown. [US SOLDIER - claims troops are "benevolent presence!".] [SOLDIER - comments.]
REPORTER: Mike Boettcher

Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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