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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 15, 1989
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) President Bush quoted with regard to Iran's possible role in freeing hostages and drug war during his press conference Reports introd.

(DC: Phil Jones) Bush's drug policy examined. [BUSH - opposes drug use; comments on funding of plan.] [American Council for Drug Educ. spokesperson Leo DOGOLOFF - comments on casual drug use.] [New Hampshire drug rehabilitation services spokesperson Geraldine SYLVESTER - praises Bush.] [Drug czar William BENNETT - outlines his goals for plan.] Bush noted meeting with parents of Mark Kilroy, college student who was murdered by drug cult in Matamoros, Mexico. [Helen KILROY - wants to rid United States of drugs.]

(DC: Bruce Morton) Bush plan's emphasis upon interdiction and roles of for. countries in war on drugs discussed; scenes shown from Bolivia. [Drug policy analyst Jonathan CAVE - comments.] Representative Fortney Pete Stark's questionnaire with regard to effort to seal border against drugs outlined on screen. [Customs spokesperson Leon GUINN, DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) director John LAWN - comment on situation.] [Broward Cnty., Florida, Sheriff Nick NAVARRO - comments on supply and demand of drugs.]

Jones, Phil;
Morton, Bruce;
Schieffer, Bob

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