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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #548765

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 12, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan's continued rhetoric about incrd. military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas quoted; United States envoy Philip Habib noted en route to region.

(DC: Chris Wallace) [REAGAN - explains having Habib avoid Nicaragua on Central American tour; cites possibility of his later visit there.] President Dan. Ortega's criticism of Habib's trip noted. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) considers Habib's trip a complement to United States terrorist policy; questions US right to discuss future of an independent cntry.] [General John GALVIN - doesn't believe guerrillas will disappear without United States aid.] [REAGAN - notes difference of opinion with Galvin.] Latest compromise idea outlined. [Representative Robert MICHEL - opposes compromising President's position.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris
Duration:
00:02:20

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