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US-Mexico Relations / Drug War, Cortez Incident #551740

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 21, 1986
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(Studio: Roger Mudd) Report introduced.

(DC: Marvin Kalb) Drug Enforcement Admin. reported reviewing its Mexico operation in light of murder last year of agent Enrique Camarena and recent abduction and torture of agent Victor Cortez; details given, scenes shown. DEA admin. John Lawn said allegedly in possession of audio tape of Camarena's torture and is seeking similar tape of Cortez's beating. Apparent motive of Jalisco state police in both cases and extent of police corruption there considered.

Reporter(s):
Kalb, Marvin;
Mudd, Roger
Duration:
00:02:10

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