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War On Drugs / Drug Czar #196909

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) President Bush's naming of John Walters as drug czar to lead the war on drugs featured; details given of Walters' opposition to treatment as a solution. [BUSH - says the government is waging an effort to reduce drug use in America; indicates drug supply can be reduced by cutting demand.] [WALTERS - comments.] [Criminal Justice Policy Foundation Eric STERLING - says our overseas efforts are counter- productive.] [Former National Drug Control Policy director retired General Barry McCAFFREY - says Walters will be responsible for a long-term strategy.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry

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