NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 23, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Incrd. security at United States embassy in Bogota, Colombia, include departure of many dipls. and dependents due to threats from drug traffickers examined; threats said in response to US-Colombian joint crackdown on marijuana and cocaine smuggling from Colombia to US. President Belisario Betancur's order to extradite several traffickers, include Hernan Botero, thought-catalyst to latest threats. Violence of drug dealers' reactions to government crackdown reviewed. [DEA spokesperson John PHELPS - notes general violence of drug traffickers.] United States ambassador Lewis Tambs' order to all United States embassy employees mentioned.
REPORTER: Robin Lloyd
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