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Nicaragua / Covert United States Aid #81840

ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 25, 1983
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(Studio) Reaction in Nicaragua and United States to covert CIA aid to guerrillas trying to overthrow Nicaraguan government noted; CIA's assessment of rebels' chances recalled.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(DC) Guerrillas and United States officials such as CIA director William Casey recalled predicting overthrow of Sandinistas by year's end; opposite assessment of rebel capabilities by intelligence professionals examined. Details of CIA analysis outlined on screen, discussed; indications of softening of Nicaraguan government considered. Possible maneuver employed by administration to elicit further covert aid from Congress explained, discussed.
REPORTER: Jack Smith

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Robinson, Max;
Smith, Jack

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