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Nicaragua #55418

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1978
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(Studio) Continuing violence and unrest in Nicaragua described. President Anastasio Somoza's orders for arrest of some national guardsmen, allegedly for plotting to overthrow government, noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Managua, Nicaragua) Guerrilla control of Matagalpa, in area where Sandinistas enjoy wide support from people, reported; conditions there described. National guard patrol of Managua noted; general strike in cntry. mentioned. Somoza's defense of Nicaragua as nearer to democracy than many other Latin American ntns. stated. [SOMOZA - says issue in Nicaragua is survival of democrat government and that Sandinista National Liberation Front won't stop violence if he steps down.]

Dale, Al;
Reynolds, Frank

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