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Panama / Coup Results #197929

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 15, 1968
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(Studio) United States consults with other ntns. on whether to recognize Panama military regime. United States disapproves of call to arms by deposed President Arnulfo Arias, exiled in Canal Zone.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Panama City, Panama) Students swear to fight new military regime. Try to turn truck over. Troops come after them; they flee. Later, students dump garbage in sts. Troops fire blanks to disperse them. Real bullets fired at them and they switch to real bullets. Troops told to be killed. Prisoners taken; no 1 shot.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

Cronkite, Walter;
Quint, Bert

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