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Marijuana #106806

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 08, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Alternative names for marijuana noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Jackie Judd) Use of marijuana in 1960s contrasted to 1980s reported [Ex-Mondale campaign manager Bob BECKEL - says children of Age of Aquarius now grown up.] William Scranton's claim that he lost Pennsylvania governor's race because he admitted pot-use reported [SCRANTON - says this generation of pols. must say judge us for who we are.] Voter tolerance of marijuana use discussed. [Conservative analyst Paul WEYRICH - says public wants a balance.] [BECKEL - says we can't keep everyone out of public service who smoked marijuana.] Doug. Ginsburg episode mentioned. Clash of values between young cands. and conservative 1980s discussed. [Author Tom WOLFE - discusses issue of use of marijuana being okay.] ["Rolling Stone" magazine Robert VARE - says we can't judge character on basis of marijuana use.] Scenes from "Woodstock" shown courtesy of Warner Brothers

Donaldson, Sam;
Judd, Jackie

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