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Miami, Florida / Airport Drug Bust / Security #389249

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 1999
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Byron Pitts) The arrest of several American Airlines workers in Miami, Florida, involved in a drug smuggling ring featured. [US Attorney Thomas SCOTT - describes security breaches.] [San Juan, PR, DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) Felix JIMINEZ - says the investigation will be significant.] [American Airlines security Larry WANSLEY - says smuggling has been a long-term problem.]

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Concerns about lax security measures airlines take with their own employees examined. [ATF Patricia GALUPO - says guns were brought on planes.] [DEA Vincent MAZZILLI - says the investigation is only a "band-aid."] [US Customs Commissioner Raymond KELLY - says the airlines must be more vigilant.]

Engberg, Eric;
Pitts, Byron;
Schieffer, Bob

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