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Nicaragua / United States Policy #95709

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 25, 1985
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(Studio) President Reagan's reaction to House rejection of further aid for Nicaraguan guerrillas reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) [Secretary of State George SHULTZ - equates Central American situation with S.E. Asian experience, United States efforts in Vietnam; opposes another Cuba in this hemisphere.] [Vice President George BUSH - will continue push for funding for overthrow of Nicaraguan government]
REPORTER: John McWethy

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Nicaraguan Border) Guerrillas' reaction to House vote featured; films shown. Mvt.'s funding by private United States sources described. [Colonel Enrique BERMUDEZ - claims actual civil war in Nicaragua.]
REPORTER: Peter Collins

(Managua, Nicaragua) Response here to House vote examined; films shown. President Dan. Ortega quoted. Govt.'s peace overtures to United States described.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Costa Rican raid on Nicaraguan guerrilla camp noted include arrest of Americans identification as Steven Carr and Robert Thompson; both said allegedly connected with paramil. organization based in Huntsville, Alabama. Details given.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Collins, Peter;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Peterson, Roger

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