ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 1973
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(Studio) Senator labor and health committee opens hearings with regard to drug industry Accusations against pharmaceutical companies and American Medical Association numerous.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Capitol Hill) Witnesses report Americans throw money away on worthless drugs. [Senator Gaylord NELSON - accuses American Medical Association of participating in drug swindle of Americans] [Consumer advocate Ralph NADER - warns against doctors' haphazard use of new drugs.] American Medical Association and drug industry spns. to appear tomorrow. Department of Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Caspar Weinberger expected to announce new drug policies.
REPORTER: Bill Matney
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