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US-Mexico / Drug Search #7209

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 22, 1969
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(Studio), All cars going to United States from Mexico checked for drugs in "Operation Intercept."
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(US-Mexico Border) Film of traffic jam at Tijuana checkpoint shown. Aerial patrol found marijuana, Drugs picked up last year shown, [WOMAN - says they'll get it through however they can.] [2nd WOMAN - says feels more antagonistic to reporters who try to take my picture.] Idea is to drive marijuana prices up too high for buyers, and to convince Mexico we're serious about problem.
REPORTER: John Davenport

Davenport, John;
Smith, Howard K.

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