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Southeast Asia / Heroin #293275

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 15, 1984
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(Studio) Harlem's health problems due to heroin noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Thailand) Representative Charles Rangel's tour of S.E. Asia's "golden triangle" to examine source of international heroin trade and effectiveness of US-assisted drug enforcement featured; Rangel noted representative Harlem constituency. [RANGEL - notes poppy flower's destruction of lives.] Percentage of America's imported heroin ending up in or near New York City noted; gross drug revenues in region thought possibly exceeding that of Exxon. [RANGEL - feels government stability is threatened by drug traffickers; criticizes government's lack of action.] Focus of US aid programs in area outlined.
REPORTER: Dave Hatcher

Dean, Morton;
Hatcher, Dave

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