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A Closer Look (Drug Wars) #196663

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 23, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The United States involvement in the drug wars in Latin America introduced; statistics cited on the drug war costs.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The United States role in the complex war on drugs in Central and South America featured; scenes shown of American soldiers on training missions. [Former National Drug Control Policy official retired Lieutenant Colonel Ralph PETERS, Inter-American Dialogue Michael SHIFTER - offer differing opinions on the drug program.] [At January 11 hearing, Senator John McCAIN, Secretary of Defense nominee Donald RUMSFELD - comment on United States involvement.]

Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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