Search the Archive

Noriega Trial / The Defense #342934

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 02, 1992
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.

(Miami: Doug Tunnell) Opening of defense's case Monday in the trial of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega featured; scenes shown from Miami; details given of lawyers' plans to call former heads of DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) to testify about Noriega's role in fighting the war on drugs. Impact of the long recess on the government's case against Noriega noted. [Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Jeffrey WEINER, former United States attorney Bob MERKLE - assess government's case.] (Artist: Jerry Lemenu)

Chung, Connie;
Tunnell, Doug

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.