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US-Mexico Relations / DEA Agents #104321

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 17, 1986
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Tucson, Arizona: Andrea Naverson) Press conference of Drug Enforcement Admin. agent Victor Cortez, abducted, beaten and tortured recently by Mexican state police, featured; details given, scenes shown. [CORTEZ - praises DEA's rescue of him.] [DEA director Jack LAWN - describes focus of Cortez's interrogation by police.] Police from same Guadalajara department said believed involved in kidnap-murder of DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent Enrique Camarena last year [LAWN - hopes Cortez incident won't affect new joint US-Mexico drug operation.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Naverson, Andrea

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