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Mexican Connection / Heroin #237900

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 27, 1975
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(Los Angeles, California) Los Angeles police find 44 pounds of heroin in apt., worth $24 million.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite (narrates)

(Studio) Report on Mexican brown heroin.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Oakland, California) On October 10, 1975, 115 street pushers of heroin arrested.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Los Angeles, California) On November 7, 1975, $33 million of heroin en route to New York seized. It is of brown color and comes from Mexico. Heroin usually white; grown in Turkey and refined in France.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(US-Mexico Border) 90% of heroin seized in United States now comes from Mexico. Most of smuggling done by air; some by water. Customs representatives building their own airport to check smuggling. Search procedures described. Problem serious.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Cronkite, Walter;
Drinkwater, Terry

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