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Bush Orders Invasion of Panama

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Bush Orders Invasion of Panama

(2 min) tv-pg

On December 20, 1989, after a U.S. soldier was killed in Panama by Manuel Noriega’s forces, President George H.W. Bush sent U.S. troops into the Central American country in an effort to oust the dictator. In an address to the nation, Bush explains his decision to call for military action.