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El Salvador / Shultz Visit / Death Squads #81526

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 07, 1983
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(Studio) El Salvador President Alvaro Magana reported announcing upcoming visit by Secretary of State George Shultz; details given. Henry Kissinger and his Central American commission mentioned traveling there next week. Execution of prominent union leaders by right-wing death squads reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(San Salvador, El Salvador) Resurgence of death squads examined; right- wing leader Roberto D'Aubuisson's criticism of labor leaders last week recalled. Films shown. Union leaders' claim they would be killed soon and videotape of alleged confessions of slain labor leaders Santiago Hernandez Jimenez, Jose Garcia Vasquez, Victor Quintanilla Ramos shown by Salvadoran anti-communist league; details of victims' remarks outlined.
REPORTER: Timothy Ross

Jennings, Peter;
Ross, Timothy

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