CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 21, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Bill Whitaker) Bahamian beach party celebrants' attack on US and Bahamian drug enforcement officials in pursuit of marijuana smuggler reported; details given, scenes shown courtesy Drug Enforcement Agency surveillance tape. [Customs Service pilot John RYAN - describes experience.] [Customs spokesperson George HEAVEY - equates situation with combat.] Joint US-Bahamian program, Operation Bandit, described. Recent arrest and continued jailing by Bahamian officials of undercover DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agents noted.
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