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US-Mexico / Drug Search #205638

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1969
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(Studio) Marijuana debate conts.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Tijuana, Mexico) "Operation Intercept" stops and searches all cars crossing US-Mexican border. Goal is to drive marijuana prices up to stop buying. Massive traffic tie-up. [Male MOTORIST - says really didn't think they'd do it.] Private planes must land in border for inspection. [Treasury Department Richard SELF - explains air-wide radar survey and success with substantial "grass" seizure in plane.] Search has deterrent effect.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Reporter(s):
Drinkwater, Terry;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:30

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