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CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 09, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reputed international cocaine trafficker Carlos Lehder reported given court-appointed attorney due to inability to hire one for Florida trial.

(Bogota, Colombia: Richard Schlesinger) Hearing today for Lehder and co- conspirator John Reed described; details given, scenes shown. Sec. precautions advised for Americans in Colombia out of fear of possible reprisals for Lehder's arrest and extradition to United States noted. [US ambassador Charles GILLESPIE - comments.] Possibility Lehder's capture was result of conflict with his partner Pablo Escobar considered. [GILLESPIE - notes advantages to other traffickers of Lehder's arrest.] (Artist: Donna LaFayette)

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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