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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: John Dinges papers
    Dates: 1968-1998
    Collection Number: 2005C46
    Creator: Dinges, John, 1941-
    Collection Size: 44 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box. (18 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Writings, notes, correspondence, interview sound recordings and transcripts, trial transcripts, photocopies of government records, and printed matter, relating to General Manuel Noriega of Panama, his trial for drug trafficking, and American-Panamanian relations. Includes United States Department of State documents released in response to Freedom of Information Act requests. Used as research material for the book by John Dinges, Our Man in Panama: How General Noriega Used the United States and Made Millions in Drugs and Arms (New York, 1990).
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English Spanish

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Closed.
    Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.
    Access to audio recordings, video recordings, or motion picture material requires at least two weeks advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Dinges papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2005.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American journalist and author.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Writings, notes, correspondence, interview sound recordings and transcripts, trial transcripts, photocopies of government records, and printed matter, relating to General Manuel Noriega of Panama, his trial for drug trafficking, and American-Panamanian relations. Includes United States Department of State documents released in response to Freedom of Information Act requests. Used as research material for the book by John Dinges, Our Man in Panama: How General Noriega Used the United States and Made Millions in Drugs and Arms (New York, 1990).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Noriega, Manuel Antonio, 1934-
    Drug traffic.
    Panama Foreign relations United States.
    United States Foreign relations Panama.
    United States. Dept. of State.