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Central American Policy / Stone #83967

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1983
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(Studio) President Reagan reported naming Richard Stone new United States envoy to Central America.
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(DC) Opposition by some to Stone due to his past role as lobbyist for Guatemala examined. [President REAGAN - explains not announcing appointed last night; anticipates easy confirmation.] [STONE - acknowledges congress opposition to him.] Stone's ties to conservative Cuban community in south Florida mentioned. [STONE - will support Latin American agenda.] [REAGAN - praises Stone's experience as lobbyist.] Admin.'s analysis of public's reaction to President's speech last night outlined on screen, compared to ABC News poll findings.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Steve Bell

(Managua, Nicaragua) Reaction here to President Reagan's Central American policy speech examined; films shown. [Govt. SPOKESPERSON - claims Reagan knew he was lying.] [PEOPLE - (thru translator) equate Reagan with Adolf Hitler; think he is misinformed.]

Bell, Steve;
Quinones, John;
Shepard, Steve

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