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Panama / United States Response / Noriega #122071

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 16, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Opposition leader Guillermo Endara reported going home to continue recovery from beating by thugs who may have been under orders from Panamanian dictator General Manuel Noriega. Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Peter Collins) Beginning of evacuations flights for Americans leaving Panama featured. [US Army Greg SCHNERINGER - says Americans have been virtual prisoners on the post in Panama.] [Army civilian employment Jim PHILLIPS - explains crowded living conds.] Opposition's call for general strike to take place in conjunction with Organization of American States meeting detailed. [ENDARA - says government threats will not stop us.]

Collins, Peter;
Jennings, Peter

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