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American Agenda (Drugs: Made in US) #118634

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 24, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(San Diego, California: Mark Potter) Dvt. of powerful and deadly American-made, homemade drugs to meet American demand featured; development of "China white" cited as ex. of product of synthetic drugs as alternative to imported drugs; scenes shown from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. [Shaded MAN - says drugs can be made.] [Ex-US attorney Jerry JOHNSON - talks about synthetic drugs.] Domestic product of marijuana, PCP, LSD and "speed" detailed; scenes shown. [DEA's Ron D'ULISSE - says United States exports all of world's LSD.] [DEA's Ray McKINNON - discusses methamphetamine product in US.] Reasons for rise of methamphetamine product explained. [DEA's Charlie HILL, McKINNON - say it's easy to make.] [D'ULISSE - says it's a problem by Americans, for Americans]

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Boston, Massachusetts, reported starting mobile drug treatment program for city's heroin addicts.

Jennings, Peter;
Potter, Mark

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