NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 07, 1971
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(Studio) Mexican police seize $1 million cocaine; 5 men arrested; point of dope smuggling ring.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Sinaloa, Mexico) Pts. of rural Mexico used as landing sites for aircraft smuggling dope. 2 plane wrecks shown. Army fights narcotics production. United States gives them 5 copters. Poppy field spotted, as is marijuana drying. Copter lands nearby. Peasant leads group to field; 200 pounds marijuana burned.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
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