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El Salvador-US Relations #558806

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jan 02, 1988
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(DC: Jamie Gangel) United States opposition to El Salvador's amnesty for murderers of American advisers in 1981 reported; details given, scenes shown. [On December 30, State Department spokesperson Phyllis OAKLEY - criticizes amnesty.] El Salvador's response to United States position noted. [Ambassador Ernesto RIVAS-GALLONT - comments on cost of peace.] Possible motivation of President Jose Napoleon Duarte on issue noted. [Representative Lee HAMILTON - criticizes El Salvador.] Stmt. by human rights group Americas Watch quoted on screen. Incidents of soldiers raping and killing 4 churchwomen in 1980 and of killing of United States Marines in 1985 in El Salvador recalled; scenes shown.

Chung, Connie;
Gangel, Jamie

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