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Arms / GI Drug Use #206985

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 13, 1970
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(Studio) Army marijuana problem soaring in Vietnam.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(South Vietnam) GIs bored with fighting lull; many getting stoned. [MEDIC - says gets stoned several times each day; fears superiors more than Communists.] [GI - says doesn't care about war when he's stoned.] [SGT. - tells how to use shotgun to smoke.]
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) Pentagon official gives views.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) [V. Admiral William MACK - says men in Vietnam have too much free time; many draftees frustrated; 30-50% drug use hasn't affected fighting capability; discipline difficult; serious problem.]
REPORTER: Hal Walker

Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary;
Walker, Hal

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