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CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 16, 1990
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Supreme Court reported considering emergency appeal concerning secretly recorded telephone conversations between ousted Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega and his attorneys. Report introduced.

(Miami: Doug Tunnell) Noriega's attorneys reported asking Miami, Florida, Judge William Hoeveler to drop case altogether; Noriega's testimony of government harassment quoted on screen; artists' sketches shown. [Noriega attorney Frank RUBINO - comments on frozen assets issue and not working for free.] Court noted ordering CNN to turn over tape recordings of telephone conversations; FBI said obtaining some, but not all, tapes from hotel room of CNN employee.

Chung, Connie;
Tunnell, Doug

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