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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #548881

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 18, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Status of White House-Capitol Hill debate over President Reagan's request for further United States military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas discussed; Reagan quoted.

(Managua, Nicaragua: Mike Boettcher) Contradictions between President Reagan's perception of Nicaragua and actual status of Sandinista government examined; scenes shown. [Reverend Cesar JEREZ - notes war's economy drain on cntry.] [PRISONER - describes jail conditions.] Findings of Americas Watch regarding prison conditions outlined; lack of evidence of torture mentioned. [Pvt. Enterprise Council spokesperson Enrique BOLANOS - predicts a repeat of Cuban experience.] Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo quoted. [JEREZ - notes importance of population's age to revolution's future.]

Reporter(s):
Boettcher, Mike;
Brokaw, Tom
Duration:
00:03:00

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