ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 22, 1984
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(Studio) Arrival in Honduras today of further United States troops for latest joint military exercise with Salvadoran forces reported, shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Honduras) Pentagon's apparent preparations for eventual United States combat involvement despite protestations to the contrary examined; films shown. Current status of United States military bases in Honduras detailed; proximity of maneuvers to Nicaragua mentioned. [Honduran armed forces chief Brigadier General Walter LOPEZ - appreciates United States military aid, but needs more economic aid for cntry.] Honduran econ. discussed. [National Museum director Ricardo AGURCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - fears eventual violence if conditions don't improve.]
REPORTER: Peter Collins
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