ABC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 03, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Crackdowns by US Immigration and Naturalization Services and Trans. Department on drug trafficking and drug use reported Report introduced.
(DC: John Martin) Trans. Department's plan to give drug tests to all empls. in airline industry reported [Trans. Secretary James BURNLEY - says just one person on drugs can endanger many lives.] Premise of danger to passengers noted. [Airline Pilots Association spokesperson Roger HALL - says there is no evidence linking accidents and drugs.] Issue of government's right to give drug tests discussed; federal court decisions saying Army can't test civilian workers and that railroad drug testing is invasion of privacy outlined on screen.
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