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Panama / Noriega / United States Role #115756

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 23, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) State Department official Michael Kozak reported returning to Panama to continue negotiations with general Manuel Noriega.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) President Reagan reported pressing hard to wrap up deal with Noriega despite opposition from Vice President George Bush; scenes shown. [REAGAN - says deal is still in works.] Stmt. from Undersecretary of State Michael Armacost that Reagan wants to wrap up deal prior to summit with USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev reported Reagan's willingness to drop drug chgs. noted. Role of Secretary of State George Shultz in persuading Reagan to pursue deal noted. [Representative Lee HAMILTON, Senator Robert DOLE - comment on Noriega deal.] [Panama's ambassador to United States Juan SOSA - discusses deal.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted

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