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Mexico / Drug War / Project Gunrunner #988702

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: sharyl Attkisson) A CBS News investigation on Project Gunrunner, at ATF program aimed at stopping the flow of weapons from the US to Mexican drug cartels, examined; drug violence shown; details given of agents' allegations about and against the strategic decision allowing gun trafficking across the border by Jaime Avila and others in order to gather intelligence. [Brother of agent Brian Perry, Kent PERRY - recalls his brother's death.] [With voice distorted, AGENT - talks about the gun sales.] The murder of agent Brian Perry by assault rifles bought by Avila and allowed into Mexico noted.

Couric, Katie;
Attkisson, sharyl

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