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American Agenda (Drugs) #112909

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 15, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Drug problem in small town American noted. Report introduced.

(Sterling, Kansas: Beth Nissen) Drug problem in small towns like Sterling, Kansas, featured; scenes shown. [At Ray's Buffet restaurant, PEOPLE - talk about town.] [Drug addict James DAVIS - says drug problem exists here, too.] [Police ofr. Steve BUNDY - comments on drugs.] Special problems in war on drugs in small town described. [Police ofr. Ron GROTH - says undercover operation is needed.] [DAVIS - talks about problems and cost of drug treatment program.] Efforts by state of Kansas to deal with drug problem detailed. [Kansas health commissioner Andrew O'DONOVAN - comments on need to work with small towns.] Emphasis on drug education noted.; scenes shown from Sterling HS. [STUDENT, Principal Mike NEAL - comment.]

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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