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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 03, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Managua: Maureen Mehan) Nuns, one of whom was American, recalled murdered in Nicaragua; details given of Sandinistas blaming attack upon Contras; scenes shown of nuns mourning Sister Maureen Courtney in Managua, Nicaragua. [Foreign Ministry spokesperson Enrique BERMUDEZ - comments.] State Department reported condemning attack. Bishop Paul Schmitz, wounded during attack, quoted. [Nicaraguan official Alejandro BENDANA - says Contras responsible for ambush are being pursued.] Sister Paquita quoted regarding attack.

Brokaw, Tom;
Mehan, Maureen

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