ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pope John Paul II's stop in Bolivia during his Latin American tour reported Report introduced.
(Bolivia: Jim Laurie) Bolivian farmers' dependence on coca leaf crop reported; scenes shown. [POPE - (thru translator) says temptations of easy money from drug crops will lead to society's destruction.] Bolivian society's relationship to coca leaves detailed; government's reaction to cocaine problem in country described; scenes shown from drug rehabilitation camp. [United States aid official David HESS - explains success of government programs.] [Agriculture vice minister Anibal AGUILAR - (thru translator) says people's voluntary reduction of coca leaf product is working.]
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