NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 10, 1969
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) United States drive to prevent drug traffic over US-Mexico border modified after talks. "Operation Intercept" has hurt tourism, slowed traffic, and angered Mexicans. Search procedures changed. Name now "Operation Cooperation."
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Dep. Attorney General Richard Kleindienst reports search to be modified. Shown with Mexican representative Spokesperson says drive tightened Mexican economy which made them crack down on drugs. United States couldn't have supported operation indefinitely and United States needs Mexican support for Latin American plan.
REPORTER: Carl Stern
(US-Mexico Border) Little marijuana found. Tourist trade in Tiajuana fell off. Real purpose was to force Mexico to act.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.