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War On Crime #280443

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 14, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President Reagan's announcement of crime program aimed at mob's drug bus. examined. [REAGAN - calls for crippling of mob.] President's program outlined on screen, discussed. [REAGAN - comments on presidential commission on organized crime.] Program's cost considered.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

(Studio) Florida crime task force noted model for President's new program.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) [Task force spokesperson Al TAGLIAFERRO - thinks only 5% of drug trade is halted.] Force's apparent success examined; films shown. [Customs inspector Jay AHEARN - notes seizures in New Mexico, Tennessee, Louisiana and New York.] [Police captain Don MATTHEWS - describes drug war murders; cites lack of money and manpower to cope adequately with problem.] [TAGLIAFERRO - comments.]

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan;
Simon, Bob

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