ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's continued push for Congress approval of aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) Emotionalism of Capitol Hill debate on issue examined. [Representative Gerry STUDDS - cites intensity of argument.] Arguments for and against aid to guerrillas outlined. [From "Who are the Contras"? courtesy Skylight Pictures, voice of Jan VAN BILSEN - describes alleged atrocities by rebels.] [REAGAN - claims Pope John Paul II supports his efforts in Central America.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - thinks Republicans oppose President on issue.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson
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