NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 17, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Death toll from anti-guerrilla attack on vols. in Nicaragua reported; details given. Reagan administration noted asking Congress for incrd. aid to anti-government forces there.
(Managua, Nicaragua: Jamie Gangel) Nicaragua's improved defense system examined; scenes shown. [Vice President Sergio RAMIREZ - is confident government will win war.] Cntry.'s improved economy and implications for guerrillas considered. [Rebel leader Alfonso ROBELO - claims full United States aid would make the difference.] Guerrillas' disorganization described.
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