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Nicaragua / United States Military Aid #549263

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 08, 1986
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: John Dancy) President Reagan, in weekly radio address, said continuing to pressure Congress to approve incrd. military aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas; White House photos shown. [Voice of REAGAN - challenges Congress] His public relations campaign noted include promoting White House visits with rebel leaders and appointed of Philip Habib as envoy to Central America. [Senator Robert DOLE - explains President's problems in Congress] Exs. given. Capitol Hill's reaction to aide Patrick Buchanan's equating Congress opponents with communists recalled. [Senator James SASSER - offers Democrat response.] [Representative Jim SLATTERY - explains Democrats' necessary course of action now.]

Chung, Connie;
Dancy, John

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