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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) United States reported increase pressure on Panamanian leader Manuel Antonio Noriega to resign. Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Convicted drug smuggler Steven Kalish reported testifying to Senate committee that he paid millions to Noriega in exchange for laundering illegal drug profits. [KALISH - explains bribing Noriega.] Evidence shown and discussed. Denise Kalish shown and mentioned. [KALISH - comments on Noriega.] United States officials quoted. Kalish mentioned testifying before federal grand jury. Panama's former consulate general in New York City Jose Blandon noted testifying regarding knowledge of Noriega's drug dealings. Noriega indictment reported being expected. [Senator Sam NUNN - comments on Noriega.] Congress noted cutting aid to Panama. White House officials quoted.

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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