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War On Drug / Livermore Labs #321726

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 15, 1988
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(DC: Eric Engberg) Undercover drug operation at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. in California detailed; SDI/Star Wars and nuclear warheads for MX missile noted researched in this laboratory [Representative John DINGELL - questions lab manager re: drug dealing in company] [Livermore spokesperson David LEARY - comments on situation.] Investigators quoted re:evidence uncovered during operation. [DINGELL - asks how many agents involved in operation.] [LEARY - gives number.] [Undercover detective Robert BUDA - comments on operation and describes company exec.'s order to halt investigation.] [Representative Ron WYDEN - comments on "Operation Snowstorm."] [Company director Dr. Robert GODWIN - defends decision to end investigation.] Investigators noted transferred to lesser jobs after uncovering wide-spread drug use at Livermore.

Engberg, Eric;
Kuralt, Charles

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