Search the Archive

US-Nicaragua Relations / Invasion Scare #87654

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 1984
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) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Managua, Nicaragua) Mil. reported placed on full alert here as fear of US invasion conts.; atmosphere in capital described. Reagan administration's belief that war alert was enacted to divert public's attention from cntry.'s severe economy problems discussed.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Reagan administration's concern over Nicaragua's military capability examined; admin.'s recent flap over its belief that USSR fighter planes were delivered to Nicaragua, proven untrue, recalled. United States options under consideration in dealing with Nicaragua listed on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: John McWethy

Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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.