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Preliminary Inventory of the John Dinges papers
2005C46  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: John Dinges papers
    Date (inclusive): 1968-1998
    Collection Number: 2005C46
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English and Spanish.
    Physical Description: 44 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (18 linear feet)
    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
    Creator: Dinges, John, 1941-

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    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 at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog 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).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Noriega, Manuel Antonio, 1934-
    United States. Dept. of State.
    Drug traffic.
    Panama--Foreign relations--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations--Panama.