ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 14, 1984
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(Studio) State Department said now backing away from White House contention yesterday that current events in Nicaragua are reminiscent of Cuban missile crisis in 1962.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Lack of resemblance between Cuban missile crisis and Nicaragua examined. [Former assistant secretary state Thomas HUGHES - thinks such comparisons are inflammatory; explains.] Details of USSR role in Cuban missile crisis and current presence in Nicaragua compared; officials said conceding that White House went too far.
REPORTER: John McWethy
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