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Nicaragua / United States Contra Aid, La Prensa Reopens #553096

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 01, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan's apparent attitude toward Nicaraguan government's changes in accordance with new Central American peace plan and possible impact on United States aid to Contras reported

(Managua, Nicaragua: Ed Rabel) Opposition newspaper "La Prensa" reported reopening after government shut it down for alleged ties to CIA; details given, scenes shown. [Co-owner Jaime CHAMORRO - won't be censored.] [President Dan. ORTEGA - (thru translator) wants to persuade Reagan that he's lost war against Nicaragua in both political and military terms.] Govt.'s overtures to Contras described. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) explains possibility of closing "La Prensa" again depending on Reagan.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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