ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 10, 1971
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(Studio) South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu announces emergency legislature to institute death penalty for drug importers and peddlers working for organized drug rings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Long Binh, South Vietnam) Off Broadway play "The Connection", rewritten with South Vietnam situations depicting GI drug use; film shows Sp/5 Julius Brown, Sp/4 Angel Cartagena acting in play. [Play director Sp/5 Richard LAVIN - thinks play may dissuade few potential users, give moral encouragement to few heroin users.]
REPORTER: Irv. Chapman
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