PBS Special for Thursday, Apr 11, 1985
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.
A Video named "Revolucion in Nicaragua," produced by Martin Smith follows the Somoza Dynasty and the subsequent Sandinista Revolution. Hosted by Judy Woodruff.
Those who were interviewd in the video include: Fernando Aguero (Oppositition Candidate), Leopoldo Salazar (Aide to President Somoza Garcia), Alfonso Callejas (Somoza's Vice President), Adolfo Calero (Businessman), Tomas Borge (Sandinista Commander), Moises Hassan (Sandinista Organizer), Robert Pastor (National Security Council Staff), Carlos Andres Perez (President of Venezuela), Violeta Chamorro (Chamorro's widow), Luis Pallais (President of Nicaraguan Congress), Eden Pastora (Sandinista Commander), Viron Vaky (Assistant Secretary of State), Lawrence Pezzullo (U.S. Ambassador), Rep. John Murphy, Francisco Urcuyo (President of Nicaragua from July 17-18, 1979), Daniel Ortega (Head of Nicaraguan Junta), Alfonso Rebelo (Junta Member), and Enrique Dreyfus (Business Leader). Pre-recordings of speeches featured in the video include: President Ronald Regan, President John F. Kennedy, President Carter, President Somoza, Fidel Castro, and Maurice Bishop (Prime Minister of Grenada).