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Drug War / Law Enforcement #331930

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 28, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Richard Schlesinger) DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) study reported indicating that increased amount being spent on law enforcement has not curtailed drug traffic into and within US; details given; scenes shown from Panama invasion. [Former DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) agent Michael LEVINE - says militarized drug war is wrong; urges new approach in thinking.] [Los Angeles police officer Mercy FERNANDEZ - lectures school children regarding drugs.] [DEA agent Robert STUTMAN - comments on ineffectiveness of our war on drugs.] Drug smuggling across Mexico-Arizona border noted continuing despite Customs' efforts; scenes shown.

Rather, Dan;
Schlesinger, Richard

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