Mona Field shares her observations from a visit to Nicaragua from July through August, 1980 for the first anniversary of the Sandinist (FSLN) overthrow of the Somoza government. Field describes the brutality of Somoza's National Guard, the optimism of the Nicaraguan people after the revolution, and the impact of Reagan's election on the Caribbean and Nicaragua. Aircheck.
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