ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 23, 1985
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(Studio) Secretary of State George Shultz's effort to blame Congress for possible use of US combat troops in Central America reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(DC) [SHULTZ - attacks self-appointed Congressional mediators between US and Nicaraguan President Dan. Ortega.] Secretary's later softening of attack following meeting with House For. Affairs Committee noted. [SHULTZ - denies criticizing Congress] [Senator Tom HARKIN - considers Shultz's remarks "intl. McCarthyism."]
REPORTER: Jeanne Meserve
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