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Panama Canal-Nicaragua Rel. #264823

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 06, 1979
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(Studio) House hearings with regard to possibility of Panama aiding Nicaraguan revolution rptd beginning today. Upcoming House action on Panama Canal treaty said threatened by situation.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Allegations that Panama is aiding Sandinist guerrillas in Nicaragua outlined; attempts by several House members to link these chgs. with funds for Panama Canal treaty implementation noted. [Dep. Secretary of State Brian ATWOOD - comments.] United States ambassador Ambler H. Moss rptdly. took 5 hrs. to talk General Omar Torrijos out of officially recognizing Nicaraguan guerrillas; upcoming testimony by ret General Gordon Sumner with regard to Torrijos outlined.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Cronkite, Walter;
Jones, Phil

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