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Nicaragua / United States Policy #95830

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 04, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) President Reagan's tactical change in seeking additional funds for anti-Nicaraguan guerrillas examined. [REAGAN - outlines his ostensible peace proposal; claims United States funds won't be used for arms and ammunition.] Terms of President's proposal listed on screen, discussed; Reagan mentioned discussing plan with visiting Colombian President Belisario Betancur. [REAGAN - is committed to help anti-government guerrillas.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) [House CLERK - reads President's funding request.] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL, Senator Patrick LEAHY, Representative Pat WILLIAMS - resent President's attempt to disguise funds as peace proposal.] [O'NEILL - is confident request will be refused.]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

Donaldson, Sam;
Gibson, Charles;
Koppel, Ted

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