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US-USSR Relations / Drug Problem #115824

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Possible agreement between US-USSR to cooperate and to share intelligence in war on drugs reported Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Growing drug problem in USSR featured; scenes shown from Soviet documentary. Linking of Soviet war in Afghanistan to drug problem reported Agreement by DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) chief John Lawn to support Soviet anti-drug campaign reported; details given of plan for DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) to train Soviet police in drug investigating methods. [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - wonders about danger of sharing info.] Great Britain recalled seizing hashish shipment with USSR cooperation. Impt. of drug problem reiterated.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Troute, Dennis
Duration:
00:02:00

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