Search the Archive

Colombia / Drug Violence #570365

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 26, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(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.

Ross, Brian;
Shriver, Maria

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.