CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 1969
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(Studio) Eric Sevareid analyzes legalizing marijuana.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite
(DC) 50 years ago, Volstead Act became law. Law might have been wrong, but it was law. Marijuana is issue today. Anthropologist Margaret Mead claims generation gap caused by alcohol-drinking adults, who fear marijuana. Former FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Director, Dr James Goddard, says medical representatives don't know if it's harmless or not. More whiskey drunk during prohibition than after. Disaster predictions more frequent than their occurrence.
REPORTER: Eric Sevareid
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