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US-Bolivia Relations / Operation Blast Furnace #310946

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 19, 1986
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(La Paz, Bolivia: Juan Vasquez) Econ. dependence of Bolivia on coca ind. and Bolivian populace's criticism of United States military's current role in joint venture with government, Operation Blast Furnace, aimed at eliminating cocaine manufacturing labs. discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Opposition political Samuel Doria MEDINA - considers situation an evasion.] Pol. problems created for President Victor Paz Estenssoro from operation explained. [Info. minister Herman ANTELO - defs. program.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Vasquez, Juan
Duration:
00:01:40

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