Search the Archive

Hooked: America’s Heroin Epidemic (New England) #1114432

NBC Evening News for Monday, Apr 07, 2014
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Series on the heroin epidemic introduced; abuse figures cited.

(Studio: Kate Snow) The heroin epidemic in New England featured; scenes shown of used needles at a needle exchange in Portland, Maine, a support group for parents in Salem, Massachusetts, and a Walmart parking lot in Rutland, Vermont where heroin is sold; death toll from heroin overdose in Vermont cited; details given about Green Mountain Family Medicine’s Dr. Dean McKenzie†† and his wife Dr. Cheryl McKenzie††, whose son Ryan became an addict. [McKENZIEs- comment on the heroin problem.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Snow, Kate
Duration:
00:04:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.