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Special Assignment (Colombian Drug War) #87888

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 26, 1984
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(Studio) Car bombing outside United States embassy in Bogota, Colombia, said possibly linked with threats against Americans there by drug dealers.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(USCGC Northwind) Joint US-Colombian crackdown on drug trafficking here, include maj. United States naval blockade in effort to halt cntry.'s entire marijuana export examined; films shown. [Navy SPOKESPERSON - explains objective of blockade.] [Senator Lawton CHILES - notes extent of blockade.] Previous approaches to marijuana smuggling reviewed. [Vice admiral Paul YOST - hopes to halt source of drugs.] Amt. seized so far mentioned. Role of Colombian authorities in crackdown examined.
REPORTER: Mark Potter

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:03:00

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