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Mexico / Drug Trafficking #312258

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 24, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Mexico City, Mexico: Richard Schlesinger) Allegations of corruption and drug trafficking by Mexican government officials, include President Miguel de la Madrid's cousin Edmundo de la Madrid, examined; details given, scenes shown. [Edmundo de la Madrid's former bodyguard "KERMIT" - describes employer's drug operation.] Mexican government's failure to investigate de la Madrid and United States attorney General Edwin Meese's thwarting Senator investigation described. [Last month, President Miguel de la MADRID - (thru translator) denies cousin's guilt.] Credibility of Kermit's testimony so far noted.

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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