Search the Archive

A Closer Look (Drug War Battlefield) Part II #188418

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 21, 1999
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Today's meeting of President Clinton with the president of Colombia to talk about the drug war noted.

(Bogota, Colombia: Deborah Amos) The battle against drugs in Colombia at the time of a civil war examined; scenes shown of United States troops training the Colombian military. [Colombian journalist Francisco SANTOS - says the drug war and civil war cannot be separated.] [Colombian politician Juan Manuel SANTOS - comments on the war.] The military's poor human rights record detailed. [US ambassador to Colombia Curtis KAMMAN - says the government tolerates paramilitary activities.] [Colombia President Andres PASTRANA - says no foreign troops will ever be used.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Colombian poll findings blaming American drug users noted.

Reporter(s):
Amos, Deborah;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:10

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.