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GI Drug Use #217475

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jun 19, 1971
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(Studio) Vice President Spiro T. Agnew says drug addiction could become biggest domestic problem unless administration drug program-approved by Congress; army begins testing GIs leaving South Vietnam for drug addiction.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Fort Dix, New Jersey) Fort Dix handles both trainees, AWOLs. [Unidentified GI - tells of drug problem at base; says uses heroin; talks about stealing to get money for drugs.] [General Howard COOKSEY - says crime on base exists; but reports exaggerated.] Incrs. in base security detailed; Fort Dix open base, near NYC. [Unidentified absent without leave GI -says everyone forced to stay in stockade has chip on shoulder.] Crime result of availability of drugs; lack of money. (Unidenfified GIs - tell of GIs robbing trainees, each other for money to buy drugs.]
REPORTER: John Kelley

Kelley, John;
Mudd, Roger

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