NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 05, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Fort Lauderdale, Florida: Noah Nelson) Cuban-American emigre sheriff Nick Navarro featured; details given of his role in law enforcement in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, scenes shown. [NAVARRO - comments on his mission to fight war on drugs.] Criticism and praise of Navarro noted. [NAVARRO - comments on media attention] Navarro noted featured on Fox TV's "Cops"; scenes shown. [Inmates rights advocate Chris CLOONEY - criticizes Navarro.] Navarro's drug confiscation and arrest records discussed. Navarro quoted with regard to his refusal of position in Bush admin.'s drug control agency. [NAVARRO - comments.]
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