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Special Assignment (Drugs USA) (Part II) #104908

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 16, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News poll indicating decline in illegal drug use in United States outlined on screen, discussed.

(Boston, Massachusetts: Dr. Tim Johnson) Cocaine's physical effects examined; details given, scenes shown. [Dr. Michael BOZARTH - cites differences between impact of cocaine and heroin.] [Dr. Marian FISCHMAN - describes cocaine's physiological impact on body.] [Former USER - describes heart damage from cocaine use.] [Dr. Charles SCHUSTER - explains cocaine's impact on heart.] Focus of research at Texas A&M Univ. explained. [SCHUSTER - discusses research.] [Dr. Michael TRULSON - cites implications of findings so far.] Further dangers posed by crack use explained.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Part III announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Johnson, Tim

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