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Florida / Cocaine Crackdown Aftermath #295980

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 21, 1984
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(Studio) Major drug raid on cocaine factory in Colombia recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) Proliferation of cocaine laboratories in south Florida examined; explosion at one on Saturday noted. Films shown. [Dade Cnty. police spokesperson Arthur NEHRBASS - estimates amount of cocaine processed here weekly] Dangers involved to neighborhoods around cocaine labs due to volatile nature of chemicals used in drug's processing noted. [WOMAN - claims her nerves are upset by situation.] Miami police said blaming Colombian crackdown; details given. [NEHRBASS - explains indications that enforcement in Colombia is effective.]
REPORTER: Richard Schlesinger

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard
Duration:
00:01:50

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