ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 19, 1976
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(Studio) Racketeering and narcotics trade crosses state and national boundaries. In New York, hearing held by house committee in effort to pass new legislature to curtail racketeering and narcotics business
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Harlem, NYC) New York City police department film shown of wide-open drug dealing in Harlem. Mbr. of New York's criminal justice coordinating committee reveals NYC police spend only 3% of annual budget on narcotics division; federal government spends only 3% of narcotics enforcement money in NYC. New York City produces 40% of nation's drug addicts. [Manhattan Borough president Percy SUTTON - recalls an approach by drug dealer in Harlem. Dealers not afraid to be open with drugs.] [Representative Peter RODINO - says meeting revealed shocking things.]
REPORTER: Bill Stewart
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