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Panama / Noriega / Campaign '88 / Bush and Drug Issue #116073

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 09, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Opening of some banks in Panama for first time in 9 weeks reported Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Issue of whether Vice President George Bush knew, or should have known, about General Manuel Noriega's drug involvement featured; details given, scenes shown. [BUSH - says he doesn't know who knew what when.] Staff responses to allegations that Bush knew about issue in 1985 recalled. Bush's stmts. about issue quoted. [Ex-NSC staff member Norman BAILEY - says government intelligence knew about Noriega's drug involvement.] Bush's position on issue reiterated.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John
Duration:
00:02:00

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