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Guns and Drugs (Colombian Connection) #577420

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 27, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Bogota: Brad Willis) Bloody new wave of drug violence in Colombia featured; scenes shown from mass in Bogota, Colombia, for eight kidnap victims being held by drug cartels to force new government of President Cesar Gaviria to bargain. [Newspaper editor Enrique SANTOS - comments.] Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar noted still at large. ...... (Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview held with Gaviria. [GAVIRIA - says he wants a bilateral agreement with United States and access to Western trade markets; comments on extradition issue, Colombia's justice policy, and drug consumption in United States and elsewhere.] Next week's guns and drugs segment previewed. Guns and drugs statistics on Colombian cocaine production outlined on screen.

Brokaw, Tom;
Willis, Brad

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