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Campaign '88 / Drug Issue #559466

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 28, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Senator Lloyd Bentsen quoted with regard to Reagan administration's failure to arrest spread of drug abuse in US. Report introduced.

(DC: Andrea Mitchell) Drug problem in United States discussed. [Ex-fed. prosecutor Joseph DiGENOVA - comments.] [Michael DUKAKIS and Vice President George BUSH - comment on drug problem.] Bush and Dukakis' proposed methods of dealing with drug problem outlined on screen; Senator Dan Quayle mentioned. [BUSH - urges death penalty for drug kingpins.] [DUKAKIS - comments on drugs coming into country from Latin American] [Senator Alfonse D'AMATO - comments.] Americans' insatiable appetite for illegal drugs noted real enemy in war on drugs.

Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea

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