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War On Drugs (Part IV) #321292

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 02, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Yakima, WA: Harold Dow) Gang-style murder reported in Washington small town; details given, scenes shown. [Drug DEALER - says he sells dope.] Escalation of drug war in rural American featured. [Yakima, WA, resident Doug PULSE - comments on drug problem.] [Resident Al JENNINGS - comments on drug problem.] DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agents quoted with regard to drugs being discovered in small towns. [DEA spokesperson Robert DREISBACH - says Yakima Valley becoming known as hub of cocaine trafficking.] Migrant workers travelling up route 97 in WA noted transporting drugs. [DREISBACH - says drug dealers hide within migrant worker community.] [sergeant Dave SMITH - comments on stopping cars along route 97.] Drug bust shown. Yakima residents shown protesting drug problem. [MAN - shows needles found in children's possession.] Community marches through drug neighborhoods shown. [Yakima resident Greg RANZ - comments on effort.] [Yakima resident Rick HARGRAVES - comments on life being threatened by drug dealers.] [Yakima resident Nancy FEREN - comments on situation.] Scenes shown of small town effort to stamp out what was once viewed as big city problem.

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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