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Peru / Election #333619

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 08, 1990
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) Upcoming Peruvian presidential election reported; details given of economic and drug trade challenges to winner. Report introduced.

(Lima: Juan Vasquez) Presidential election campaigns of unconventional candidates novelist Mario Vargas Llosa and former university professor Alberto Fujimori reported; details given of Latin American and especially Peruvian economic troubles; scenes shown. [Peruvian economist Hernando DeSOTO - says people want something new.] Details given of United States and Peruvian efforts to fight drug growers' alliance with radical Shining Path terrorist movement. [US embassy Charles LOVERIDGE - gives statistics on drug trade.] Volcano in southern Peru noted threatening eruption.

Bradley, Ed;
Vasquez, Juan

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