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Drugs / Inner City / Special Report #116724

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 11, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Preparations for special "Drugs: Why This Plague" explained. Report introduced.

(NYC: Beth Nissen) Availability of drugs in inner cities featured; scenes shown from sts. of NYC. [PEOPLE - discuss proximity of drug and dealing.] Impact of problem on kids noted. [YOUNGSTERS - show pictures about drug use and dealings.] [In shadow, WOMAN - talks about drugs.] [Promesa youth services director Ray. DIAZ - explains financial creativity of drug users.] [MAN - comments on drugs.] [WOMAN - says drugs make you feel good.] [DIAZ - responds.] [KID - talks about his mother's use of drugs.] Saint scenes shown.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Drug special announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Nissen, Beth

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