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(Studio: Katie Couric) President Obama's visit to Mexico noted; statistics on drug-related murders and weapons smuggling cited.
(Mexico City: Bill Plante) Obama’s pledge to help in the drug war featured; scenes shown of him with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and of armed troops in Mexico City. [OBAMA – says we have to crack down on drug use and stem the southbound flow of guns and cash.] [DEA Anthony PLACIDO- notes Mexican drug trafficking organizations control the retail distribution networks in the US.] The agreement between Obama and Calderon to promote clean energy and fight climate change noted.
(Studio: Katie Couric) Upcoming story previewed.
- Couric, Katie;
- Plante, Bill
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