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El Salvador / Elections #90199

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 04, 1984
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(Studio) Elecs. noted scheduled for El Salvador Sunday; candidate Jose Napoleon Duarte mentioned favored by United States over opponent Roberto D'Aubuisson.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Cabanas, El Salvador) Salvadoran army's offensive against guerrillas in anticipation of election-day violence examined; films shown. Death of villager's husband (named in report) explained.
REPORTER: Anne Garrels

(DC) President Reagan, expecting US-backed Duarte to win Sunday's election, said scheduled to make televised address on increase United States aid to El Salvador; Kissinger commission's recommendations recalled held up pending outcome of election State Department's denial of intervention in election and administration's continued lobbying for its policy in region by displaying alleged victims of religious persecution such as lay preacher Boltan Dano mentioned; details given.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore

Dunsmore, Barrie;
Garrels, Anne;
Jennings, Peter

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