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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Mark Potter) Conviction in Florida of Colombia drug dealer Carlos Lehder for smuggling cocaine into United States reported; scenes shown. [US attorney Robert MERKLE - calls it victory for good guys.] [Attorney General Edwin MEESE - comments on Lehder case.] Lehder's drug career reviewed. [DEA spokesperson Tom CASH - discusses Lehder.] [In 1983, LEHDER - says he's fighting for people's rights.] Arrest and trial of Lehder reviewed; investigation of Bahamanian Prime Min. Lynden Pindling and other officials reported resulting from Lehder investigation.
(Studio: Ted Koppel) Seizure of ship that found wreck of Titanic by customs officials as part of "zero tolerance" drug operation reported; scenes shown of Atlantis II.
- Koppel, Ted;
- Potter, Mark
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