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Nicaragua / Contra Aid #558768

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 18, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) President Reagan and Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega Saavedra reported voicing views on aid to Contras issue. Ortega quoted regarding aid to Contras and Central American peace plan. Report introduced.

(DC: Chris Wallace) Reagan administration's new aid to Contras campaign discussed and illustration [Assistant Secretary of State Elliott ABRAMS - comments on situation.] Ortega's demonstrations of peace plan compliance illustration Ortega quoted. Central American summit in Costa Rica mentioned. [On "Meet the Press" Costa Rican President Oscar ARIAS SANCHEZ - says if Ortega reaches agreement with Contras, US aid should be discontinued.] White House aides quoted. Congress vote on Reagan proposals mentioned. [Representative Dick CHENEY - warns Ortega not trustworthy.] [Representative Jim WRIGHT - says Reagan administration wants military solution.] White House officials quoted.

Brokaw, Tom;
Wallace, Chris

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