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GV Delegation sitting in Airport lounge.
SV Delegation leader, William Sloane
SV Female delegate speaking.
TRANSCRIPT: (SEQ. 3): "The group of 150 US citizens both Roman Catholic and protestant, as well as others of good will who have come to Nicaragua basically to say that because we are people of religious vocation as well as patriots, that we are in fundamental disagreement with the policy of our government. Firstly, in the area of religion because we believe the practise of our government go contrary to the faith that unites us with the Christian communities of Nicaragua, faith in a god of life not a god of death. As to our patriotic duty, we come representing the ideals of democracy and the ideals of freedom which are being denied to Nicaragua through the sponsorship of the criminal mercenary force that do by proxy what otherwise would be done by military elements of the United States government. So these contradictions are simply unacceptable tous...
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