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Nicaragua / United States Rebel Aid #549213

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 06, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Status in House of President Reagan's request for incrd. mil. aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas reported

(DC: Chris Wallace) Reagan's propaganda campaign said backfiring on Capitol Hill; Secretary of State George Shultz's continued lobbying efforts today mentioned. [Representatives Dave McCURDY, Jim SLATTERY - believe administration's shrill rhetoric is counterproductive; suggest Patrick Buchanan be silenced.] Buchanan, in "Washington Post", recalled accusing administration opponents of being communist sympathizers. [Senator Nancy KASSEBAUM - agrees with critics of administration] [Representative Michael BARNES - comments.] [REAGAN - attributes Congress's support of communists due to their deception.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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