× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

United States Central American Policy / Congressional Trip #83921

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 26, 1983
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Representative returning from Central American tour said remaining critical of Reagan's administration's policy in region; President Reagan noted addressing Congress on issue tomorrow night. House subcommittee said voting half of funds he sought.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Committee's conditional approval of reduced funds for El Salvador examined; chairperson Representative Clarence Long's letter from Secretary of State George Shultz claiming Reagan will soon designate envoy to Central America quoted on screen. [LONG - doesn't anticipate quick solution.] Dick Stone thought possible envoy choice; Stone said already special representative to Central America for State Department [Representative William LEHMAN - opposes more military equipment to El Salvador.] Senator's closed-door session on Central America mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Gibson, Charles
Duration:
00:02:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.