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Thu July 17, 2014
Panama's Ex-Strongman Sues Over 'Call Of Duty' Video Game
Originally published on Thu July 17, 2014 9:09 am
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Panama's most famous dictator is suing the makers of "Call of Duty." In the video game "Black Ops 2," Manuel Noriega is a character who works with and turns against the CIA.
(SOUNDBITE OF VIDEO GAME, "BLACK OPS 2")
UNIDENTIFIED ACTOR: (As Manuel Noriega) (Spanish spoken).
MONTAGNE: Noriega accuses the makers of profiting from his likeness and harming his reputation - nevermind that he is currently serving a prison sentence for murder. Its MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.