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War On Drugs #281112

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 17, 1982
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(New Orleans, Louisiana) Current status of government's war on drug trafficking examined; related statistics outlined on screen. Arrest in New Orleans, Louisiana, of Jose Contreras cited as example [New Orleans police sergeant Henry SPAKO - notes increase in drug trade since task force began in Florida.] Complaints by other states that Florida task force is pushing problem into their regions noted. [Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesperson Phil PETERS - notes incrd. drug trafficking.] [Undercover AGENT - notes branching out of Cuban drug families from south Florida.] Arrests in Louisiana of Cubans involved in drug trade described. [Task force coordinator Charles RINKEVICH - acknowledges displacement of criminals.]
REPORTER: Wyatt Andrews

Andrews, Wyatt;
Rather, Dan

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