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Central America / Enders #84537

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 27, 1983
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(Studio) Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs Thomas Enders said being replaced; his role in El Salvador recalled.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Williamsburg, Virginia) Implications of Enders' departure for United States policy in region examined; Secretary of State George Shultz's announcement of Enders' departure noted. Enders' role in secret bombing of Cambodia and his recent uneasiness over White House policy in El Salvador discussed. [Senator Paul TSONGAS - praises Enders' approach to region.] National security adviser William Clark's alleged dislike of Enders mentioned; Enders said replaced by current ambassador to Brazil Langhorne Motley. President's evasiveness on issue of sending more United States combat troops to area discussed.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter

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