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Nicaragua / United States Policy #95737

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 26, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) Reagan administration's effort to bring pressure on Nicaraguan government following Congress's rejection of aid to anti-government Nicaraguan guerrillas featured; films shown. South Korean President Chun Doo Hwan's White House visit mentioned providing President Reagan forum. [Nicaraguan President Dan. ORTEGA - (thru translator) claims Reagan is analyzing new aggressive options against Nicaragua and disregarding American public opinion.] Reagan noted ordering aides to explore other means of fighting Nicaragua; deputy press secretary Larry Speakes, denying plans for official military action against Nicaragua, said acknowledging administration's consideration of economy sanctions. Details given. Other options listed on screen.
REPORTER: Steve Shepard

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Shepard, Steve
Duration:
00:01:40

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