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Nicaragua / United States Policy #94448

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 22, 1985
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz's comments on efforts to overthrow Nicaraguan government outlined, quoted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Change in administration `s public posture on Nicaragua, illustrated by President Reagan in news conference last night, examined. [Last night, REAGAN - doesn't want to overthrow Sandinista government if it's willing to change.] His support for guerrillas fighting to overthrow Nicaragua noted. [April 14, 27, 1983, REAGAN - denies seeking government's overthrow.] Administration's current policy outlined on screen. [Carnegie Institute spokesperson Robert LEIKEN - thinks President is trying to re-package proposal for Congress] [Senator Patrick LEAHY, Representative Jim WRIGHT - oppose aid to guerrillas.]
REPORTER: John McWethy

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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