ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 25, 1978
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(Studio) Panama's announcement that it has given political asylum to Nicaraguan guerrillas who seized National Palace in Managua and flew to Panama after Nicaraguan government gave in to demands reported.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Panama City, Panama) Details given about treatment of guerrillas and Nicaraguan political prisoners they brought with them. Remarks of Sandinista guerrilla leader, Commander Eden Pastora, noted. [PASTORA - (thru interpreter) says guerrillas believe they must return to Nicaragua to liberate political prisoners and all Nicaraguans.] Pastora's claims that President Carter sends mil. aid to Somoza regime stated. Panamanian President Omar Torrijos' reported reaction to success of guerrilla raid described.
REPORTER: Bob Sirkin
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