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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 10, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Opposition candidate Guillermo Endara reported beaten on orders of Manuel Noriega; details given of protests after Noriega stole election, scenes shown. Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, Panama City, Panama: Ed Rabel) (Note: audio only) Pentagon's assertion that Endara has been arrested discussed; Endara quoted. Cond. of other opposition cands. discussed.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) White House reaction to latest violence examined. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - explains President Bush's opinion of Noriega's actions.] Report introduced.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, DC: John Cochran) Bush reported exploring all diplomacy options before embarking upon military intervention. Bush noted attempting to bolster support among other Latin American leaders against Noriega. Defense Secretary Dick Cheney noted opposing military intervention in Panama.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw, DC: Fred Francis) Harassment of American military personnel and their families in Panama discussed. Pentagon reported receive report that several servicemen have been beaten; details given. Mil. personnel and their families reported ordered to remain on bases.

Brokaw, Tom

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