CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: David Martin) Defense Department's existing anti-drug program featured; details given, scenes shown. [Senator Sam NUNN - says introducing bill to incr. use of military in anti-drug operations.] [Pentagon spokesperson Dan HOWARD - comments on situation.] Unsuccessful record of existing military anti-drug operation discussed; exs. given. [HOWARD - discusses difficulties of task ahead.] Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci noted meeting with Senators to clarify details. Pentagon's pessimism noted.
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