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War On Drugs / Coast Guard #322093

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 07, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Key West, Florida: David Martin) Coast Guard and effort to fight influx of drugs into United States discussed; details given, scenes shown. [Coast Guard Commander Admiral Paul YOST - describes budget cuts.] Coast Guard cutters, removal from operation due to lack of funds, shown. [USS Lipan Commander Juan SALAS - comments on waste of unused ship.] Other Coast Guard cutbacks discussed. [USS Dauntless Lieutenant Commander John CROWLEY - describes situation.] [YOST - comments on situation.] [SALAS - comments on ship's bust.]

Martin, David;
Rather, Dan

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