ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 14, 1972
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(Studio) Secretary of State William Rogers declines comment on Mideast reports Urges House For. Affairs Committee to support President Nixon's request for $2 billion in for. military aid, include $42 million for international narcotics control. Some money to be paid Turkey to stop growing opium poppies, one of country's biggest businesses.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Istanbul, Turkey) Opium processing by Turkish government shown. Only that which escapes government control provides market for illegal drug traffic. Growers obtain 15 times amount by selling illegally. United States ban on legal crop hits at least important link in chain of drug traffic.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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