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Nicaragua / Contras #553581

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 10, 1987
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Secretary of State George Shultz's remarks that no new aid will be sought for Nicaraguan Contras this year so Central American peace plan will have benefit of United States cooperation quoted. Nicaraguan president Dan. Ortega's arrival in Washington, DC to address Organization of American States mentioned. Report introduced.

(DC: Ed Rabel) Ortega shown leaving Managua, Nicaragua, en route to DC. Ortega's wish for talks and a meeting with President Reagan mentioned. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) refutes United States willingness to negotiate.] Ortega's point that Reagan had promised talks once the Sandinistas had agreed to negotiate with Contras mentioned. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says President Reagan is breaking his promise.] Secretary of State George Shultz's appearance before Organization of American States reported; details given, scenes shown. [SHULTZ - comments on cease-fire.] Ortega's promise of removing need for Contra rebels noted. Ortega's objectives graphically shown. [ORTEGA - (thru translator) says he only wants peace.] White House concern for democracy in Nicaragua noted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Rabel, Ed

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