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Drug Violence #312793

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) Murders of Drug Enforcement Admin. agents William Ramos in Texas, Raymond Statsney in Atlanta, Georgia, and wounding of A.D. Wright in Miami, Florida, this month said illustrating increase violence against officials by drug traffickers; details given, scenes shown. [WRIGHT - cites ongoing risks to DEA agents.] [Rand Corporation spokesperson Peter REUTER - notes irony in relationship between violence and incrd. drug arrests.] Murders of Fort Pierce, Florida, police officers this month cited. [WRIGHT - notes role of money in situation.] [DEA spokesperson John LAWN - won't abrogate responsibility.]

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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