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Smuggler Caught / Modern Technology #499004

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 26, 1978
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(Studio) Report on smuggling accusation.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Earlier report on Martin Cnty., Florida, sheriff's deputies' raid on airport and seizure of marijuana noted; film shown. Authorities' inability to get another plane to land at that time noted. Polk Cnty. sheriff's deputies' arrest last night of former airline pilot Ron Elliot on marijuana importing and conspiracy chgs. at airport near Tampa reported; is noted that arrest came after officers tracking Elliot heard his friends compliment him on how he sounded on NBC News report in April.
REPORTER: Michael Silver (WFLA-TV newstape, Tampa)

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John
Duration:
00:01:40

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