ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Attack in streets of Panama on opposition cands. Guillermo Endara and Ricardo Arias Calderon detailed. Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Admin. response to events in Panama reported [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - says President Bush condemns violence in Panama and accuses General Manuel Noriega of fraud in the elecs.] Bush's efforts to contact Endara through American ambassador Arthur Davis explained.
(Studio: Peter Jennings ; DC: Brit Hume) US' fear that hostage situation could develop in Panama noted; details given of Bush's attempts to work in concert with other Latin American leaders
(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.
(Panama City, Panama: Peter Collins) Confrontation between opposition leaders and army in Panama City, Panama, reported; scenes shown of protest march and army's response to it. Continue of election count that shows Noriega's handpicked cand., Carlos Duque, to be winning noted. [PANAMANIAN - says he expects some kind of compromise between the two sides.] Review of situation in post-elec. Panama given.
(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Impt. of Bush's response to rest of Latin American noted.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.