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Grenada / Reagan Visit #548460

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 20, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Grenada: Chris Wallace) President Reagan's visit here to celebrate 1983 US invasion featured; scenes shown. [REAGAN - compares Grenada's experience with that of Nicaragua; wants United States and Caribbean ntns. to teach Fidel Castro a lesson; promises more aid to region.] Econ. problems of Caribbean ntns. considered.

(Grenada: Dennis Murphy) United States assumption of Grenada's economy problems since invasion outlined on screen, discussed; scenes shown. [GRENADIAN - sees no real assistance from US.] Strengths and weaknesses of Grenada's economy reviewed. Success of tour boat owner Austin de Roach mentioned. [Hotel owner Glen EVANS -thinks island needed a push in right direction.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Murphy, Dennis;
Wallace, Chris

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