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Segment 3 (Trouble On The Rio Grande) #500826

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 28, 1978
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(Studio) Report is on problems of illegal aliens, mostly from Mexico, crossing into United States across Rio Grande, despite efforts of border patrol.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Mexican Border) Details about illegal aliens' efforts, often successful, to cross border from Mexico to Texas to California given. Border patrol's efforts and recently incrd. violence of aliens noted. Durango and Tijuana mentioned. [Senior border agent William DUCKHAM - discusses violence exhibited by some illegals toward patrol.] Officers' reports that illegals are often victims of robbers, rapists and murderers stated. Extent of problem and considerations on how to combat it outlined.
REPORTER: George Lewis

Brinkley, David;
Lewis, George

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