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Panama / American Hostages #325207

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Plight of Americans in Panama featured; details given of order from Secretary of State James Baker to send in troops to rescue them. [Joint chiefs of staff chairperson Colin POWELL - says we are concerned about Americans there.] [Joint chiefs of staff Lieutenant General Tom KELLY - discusses hostage reports] Seizing of CBS news producer Jon Meyersohn and 11 scientists from Smithsonian Institution noted. [CBS news consultant General Fred WOERNER - says General Manuel Noriega may hold some hostages in case he is trapped.] [President George BUSH - comments on Noriega and hostages.]

Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan

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