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Special Assignment (Nicaraguan Guerrillas) #98472

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 18, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Nicaragua) Status of US-backed Nicaraguan guerrilla war to overthrow government examined; scenes shown. [Nicaraguan Democrat Force spokesperson Adolfo CALERO - predicts major escalation.] Official limitations placed on US aid outlined; role of Major General John Singlaub, fired by Jimmy Carter over his public criticism of United States policy in Korea, noted. [SINGLAUB - notes United States aid has allowed guerrilla war to expand.] Specific military requests by rebels listed on screen. [SINGLAUB - explains guerrillas' financing.] [CALERO - expects decision in Nicaragua soon.]
REPORTER: Peter Collins

Collins, Peter;
Jennings, Peter

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