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Central America / United States Policy #85660

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 27, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) President Reagan's news conference last night noted on eve of House debate on continuation of aid for covert operations against Nicaragua. [Representatives Lee HAMILTON, Stephen SOLARZ, Jim LEACH - note United States hypocrisy in regards to policies for El Salvador and Nicaragua; feels United States support of anti-Sandinista guerrillas legitimize that regime.] [Representative Henry HYDE - supports President] Secretary of State George Shultz's lobbying efforts among Senators mentioned.
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Upcoming United States military and naval exercises in Central America examined. [REAGAN - claims they're routine.] Implications of this year's maneuvers explained, discussed.
REPORTER: Rick Inderfurth

(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Tegucigalpa, Honduras) Visits to El Salvador and Honduras by president of Panama and Colombia as part of Contadora peace initiative examined; films shown.
REPORTER: Dennis Troute

Gibson, Charles;
Inderfurth, Rick;
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis

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