NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.
(Miami, Florida: Brian Ross) Widening of drug crackdown in Colombia and search for killers of political candidate Luis Galan featured; scenes shown of arrests of Colombians in Brazil and of arrested son of drug kingpin Jose Gonzalo Rodriguez Gacha Stmt. from President Virgilio Barco about crackdown reported; details given of rumor that Colombian minister of justice has left country following threats. [DEA spokesperson John FERNANDEZ - says there exists an ample supply of cocaine in United States.] Raid in New York City on drug money laundering site reported; scenes shown of cash cache.
(Studio: Mississippi; Miami, Florida: Brian Ross) Response of Brazilian and Bolivian authorities to Colombian drug dealers given; details given of Rodriguez Gacha's mercenary-trained drug armies.
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