CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1969
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(Studio) Former alcoholic opens Senate hearing on alcoholism.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Sub. Committee Chairperson Harold Hughes says he struggled with alcoholism for 30 years and strikes out at puny tokenism of national skirmish with problem. [HUGHES - tells of waste of alcoholism. Urges more be done.] [Ex- alcoholic Judge Ray HARRISON - tells how he drank on any day.] [Academy Award winner and ex-alcoholic Mercedes McCAMBRIDGE - tells of alcoholics who are salvageable.]
REPORTER: Ed Rabel
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