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    San Isidro ??? 100' 60 Sandinista recruits being trained and disciplined inside courtyard of command; Garbage truck with loud speakers asking people of San Isidro to clean up there city truck passing by people on streets; people throwing garbage shots from truck.

    Esteli waiting ??? 100' Empty bombed out streets of Esteli, old man and two old women pushing car through streets, passing barricades, guerillas waiting, old women and young boy pass guerillas, colorful old man standing on corner, another old man and small boy pass,

    70' Sandinistas in truck drive off, more civilians, truck full of civilians with all belongings and beautiful woman guerilla in back drive off; 4 men cutting grass along bombed out street with machete (pitiful attempt at rebuilding this totally destroyed city.


    San Isidro is under Sandinista control for more than 3 weeks; San Isidro is some 20 K south of Esteli. Discipline and reconstruction- security and vigilance are key words in captured cities.
    Sound cassette included training session, garbage truck, and Esteli.
    Save all film and tape for chapman.
    Esteli is the Kingpin for the whole north. One by one cities around Esteli are falling to FSLN. Yesterday Sausa fell, Sandis captured many weapons, 90 guard- killing 4 and wounding 4. Sauza is just off the road between Esteli and Leon. Sandis have had the cuartel in Esteli under siege for more than 3 weeks and are waiting risking no lives. Last guard strong point in north.

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