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Panama Canal / United States Bugs / Blackmail #254300

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Sep 25, 1977
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(Studio) Situation with regard to panama Canal negotiations, charges of United States spying, Panama blackmailing reported.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(DC) Senate committee may subpoena former Army sergeant for questioning with regard to sale of top secret information to panama. Many now out of service, may have peddled private information with regard to Panamanian officials. Senate Intelligence Committee hearings with regard to alleged United States spying on Panamanian officials, followed by Panama threat of making matter international incident. Committee conclusions noted. Jesse Helms in Dallas, Texas, interview with Erik Engberg suspects cover up. [HELMS - speaks of suspected sergeant] Senate Foreign Relations Committee mtgs. noted.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Dean, Morton;
Jones, Phil

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