CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 13, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Justice Department reported initiating ntnwide. raid on Jamaican drug traffickers ; details given, scenes shown. [Attorney General Richard THORNBURGH - comments on Jamaican gangs called "posses".] Posse mbrs.' impact upon crack cocaine distribution and violent crime in United States detailed. [Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms spokesperson Stephen HIGGINS - says posses have been working with Los Angeles gangs.] Thornburgh quoted with regard to campaign '88 and Vice President George Bush's stance on crime.
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