[Mel King on El Salvador elections]
Original Airdate: 3/29/1984
Item Type: newstape - original footage
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Description : Abstract
Mel King (social activist), Patrick deTemple (attorney, City of Cambridge) and Martin Putnam (attorney) hold a press conference to report on their nine-day trip to El Salvador to observe elections. The delegates discuss the Salvadoran people's view of the US; US policy in El Salvador; their treatment by the Salvadoran governement; the Salvadoran government's response to public protest during the election; the reluctance of Salvadoran citizens to criticize their own government; the willingness of Salvadoran citizens to criticize the US government's policy toward El Salvador. King discusses the role of the "guerillas" in El Salvador and their impact on the election. King and Putnam talk about the problems in the election and the likelihood that the same problems will occur in the runoff election. Tape 2 of 2.
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Human rights advocacy
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News - Unedited
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