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Sunday Journal (Demo. Under Threat) #568947

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 11, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) Report introduced.

(Buenos Aires, Argentina: Ed Rabel) Threats to democrat and freedom in Latin American featured; details given of attacks by communist-led rebels; scenes shown from assault in San Salvador, El Salvador. [American Univ. professor William LeoGRANDE - says economy is problem in all of Latin American] Rel. of economy problems and threat to political democrat reviewed; scenes shown of looters in inflation-torn Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Brazil. [LeoGRANDE - discusses possibility of return to authoritarian rule.] Plummeting of approval rating of President Alan Garcia of Peru noted. Riots in Venezuela in response to hike in bus fares recalled. [Institution for International Econs. John WILLIAMSON - says there is a thirst for democrat in Latin American] Latin American's foreign debt problem noted. [LeoGRANDE - says United States will have to address debt burden.]

Rabel, Ed;
Utley, Garrick

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