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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Violence reported continuing in Panama. Opposition candidate Guillermo Endara reported beaten at order of Manuel Noriega. Report introduced.

(Panama City, Panama: Juan Vasquez) Fraudulent election noted causing latest unrest; details given, scenes shown. [WOMAN - (thru translator) says she wants United States to intervene.] [Pro-Noriega candidate Aquilino BOYD - opposes United States intervention.] Noriega noted attempting to arouse nationalist fervor by arming civilian brigades. Dilemma facing President Bush noted.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Bush reported phoning several Latin American leaders urging them to oppose Noriega. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - says Noriega doesn't care about Panamanians.]

Rather, Dan;
Vasquez, Juan

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