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Nicaragua / United States Policy, Commentary #95651

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 22, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's request for aid to anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas noted up for vote in Congress tomorrow; Sandinista offensive against guerrillas on border with Honduras reported beginning. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) President's effort to reach compromise with Congress over aid request examined; films shown. [Senator Robert BYRD - hopes President will compromise.] [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - seeks support for anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas.] [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - questions Congress's support for Sandinista government] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - thinks Reagan won't be happy until United States troops are in Central America.] Proposed compromise terms outlined.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Commentary concerns Reagan's handling of issue with Senator; historical outcomes of civil wars reviewed.
REPORTER: George Will

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Will, George

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