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CBS Evening News for
Monday, Apr 23, 1990

Headline: War On Drugs / Heroin / Chinese Gangs In New York City

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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Schlesinger) Rise in heroin use in United States featured; details given of concurrent rise of Chinese gangs in New York City. [Former DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent Robert STUTMAN - comments.] [US attorney, Eastern district, New York, Andrew MALONEY - says Chinese gangs have replaced old Mafia.] Breaking of old monopoly on heroin in "Pizza Connection" cases of 1980s recalled. [STUTMAN - notes control of market by Chinese gangs.] The heroin business detailed.

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Program Time:05:41:40 pm - 05:43:50 pm. Duration: 02:10
Reporters:Rather, Dan; Schlesinger, Richard
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:332388