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Senate / Central American Funding / MX Missile #84165

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 1983
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(Studio) Senate Foreign Relations Committee decision on President Reagan's aid request for Central America noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Committee debate on President's funding request for El Salvador examined. [Senators Jesse HELMS, Joseph BIDEN - argue point.] Pol. aspirations of Senators John Glenn, Alan Cranston and positions of Senators Richard Lugar and Christopher Dodd mentioned. [Senator Charles PERCY - announces vote.] Proposal of Senator Nancy Kassebaum and Dodd for provisionary aid to El Salvador outlined on screen, discussed; political implications for Reagan considered.

(DC) President's lobbying among House Democrats on MX missile issue examined. [Representatives Dan DANIEL, Roy DYSON - support MX plan.] Scowcroft commission recommendations outlined on screen. [Representative William DICKINSON - anticipates written statement from Reagan on issue.] Controversy surrounding MX discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Brinkley, David;
Donaldson, Sam;
Hume, Brit

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