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Panama / Noriega Issue #320433

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 28, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Opposition efforts to oust general Manuel Antonio Noriega reported failing in Panama. Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Richard Roth) Retirees and teachers shown collecting some of money owed them. Banks and most stores noted remaining closed. Panamanians shown protesting. Troops shown dispersing crowds; col. and crowd quoted. Troops noted resorting to force. Govt. officials reported maintaining Noriega remaining in power. [Min. of commerce Mario ROGNONI - blames United States for problems.] Manuel Solis Palma, president chosen by Noriega, shown being greeted by left-wing pols. Dipl. quoted re: Noriega's lack of concern for Panamanians.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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