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Haig / El Salvador #77064

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 14, 1982
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(Studio) Implications for El Salvador of Secretary of State Alexander Haig's meeting with Mexican foreign minister Jorge Castaneda considered.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(New York City) Haig-Castaneda said meeting again to discuss President Jose Lopez Portillo's peace proposal for region; details examined. Films shown. [HAIG - claims convergence in sought objectives as opposed to methodology.] [CASTANEDA - is optimistic over peace process; thinks Cuba is eager for normalization of relations with United States.] Pol. implications of situation considered.
REPORTER: Sander Vanocur

(DC) President Reagan's response to suggestion of Haig noted; film shown. [Courtesy NBC's "Meet the Press", Representative Robert DORNAN - criticizes proposal to invite USSR into west hemisphere as contradictory to Monroe Doctrine.] [Representative Michael BARNES - reacts to ideas of covert United States operations in Latin America.] [Courtesy "This Week with David Brinkley", Robert STRAUSS - comments on recent news conference of Nicaraguan prisoner.] [REAGAN - comments on same news conf.]
REPORTER: Ann Compton

(Studio) Nicaraguan ambassador Francisco Fiallos Navarro quoted with regard to anticipated United States mil. attack on Nicaragua; details given. El Salvador army and guerrillas reported contradicting each other regarding alleged military raid or massacre.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Compton, Ann;
Donaldson, Sam;
Vanocur, Sander

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