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Colombia / Drug War #570421

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 29, 1989
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(Studio: Garrick Utley) FBI director William Sessions quoted with regard to repercussions that will result from extraditing drug lords to US. Report introduced.

(Bogota, Colombia: Brian Ross) Former Colombian drug boss Hernan Botero reported now in Kentucky prison; details given of his extradition. Bombings reported in Medellin, Colombia. [Father of Jorge Ochoa, Fabio OCHOA - (thru translator) says his sons don't want to be sent to US.] Letter that Fabio Ochoa wrote to President Virgilio Barco quoted on screen. American intelligence officials quoted re: effective use of covert activity to pressure drug lords.

Ross, Brian;
Utley, Garrick

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