ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 23, 1983
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(Studio) Leftist guerrillas reported claiming to have captured town in north El Salvador; President Reagan's recent certification to Congress that El Salvador has improved its human rights record recalled.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(El Salvador) Current status of civil war examined; films shown. [Representative Stephen SOLARZ - doesn't think United States should provide assistance to government terrorists.] [Ambassador Deane HINTON - claims government is decring. number of political assassinations.] [SOLARZ - considers such number games politically and morally unacceptable.] Use of body count as measure of government's progress noted; conditions set by Congress for continuing aid to El Salvador listed on screen, discussed. [Representative Philip CRANE - criticizes Solarz.] [HINTON - cites elecs. as promising.]
REPORTER: Peter Collins
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