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Nicaragua #95524

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 16, 1985
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(Studio) Nicaraguan peoples' attitude toward Sandinista revolution, war against US-backed guerrillas examined; films shown. [PEOPLE - (thru translator) discuss Sandinista government, pro and con; economy problems.] Jaime Chamorro noted editor of only anti-Sandinista newspaper, "La Prensa". [CHAMORRO - discusses censorship.] Pro-Sandinista paper "El Nuevo Diario" editor noted Chamorro's brother [Xavier CHAMORRO - claims Nicaragua's censorship is responsibility of President Reagan.] [Jaime CHAMORRO - thinks Reagan's description of Nicaragua as USSR and Cuban-controlled will eventually come to bear.] [Xavier CHAMORRO - defs. Sandistan revolution.]
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter

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