Congress Debates Covert U.S. Aid to Contra Rebels in Nicaragua Ca. 1983Streaming Video - 1983
The revelation that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) was secretly providing aid to the Contras, a rebel group opposing the Marxist government in Nicaragua, prompted intense partisan debate in Congress. Many saw the move as an attempt by the Reagan administration to bypass the authority of Congress, while others who supported the aid saw it as a key component in achieving the cold war goal of stopping the spread of communism.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : WPA Film Library, 
Copyright Date: ©1983
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (1 min., 22 sec.)) : sound, color. video file, rda