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(Studio) Mrs. Betty Ford's previous candor about her breast cancer and drug addiction noted. Her acknowledgement of alcoholism as problem, also, reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Long Beach, California) Family spokesperson's report of Mrs. Ford's statement, at Long Beach Naval Hospital, noted. [Spokesperson Bob BARRETT - reads Mrs. Ford's statement with regard to her alcohol problem.] Comments on Mrs. Ford's case by center director Dr. Joseph Pursch given. [PURSCH - describes treatment for patients at center; says Mrs. Ford is doing well.] Gerald Ford's attendance at drug abuse seminar at center mentioned.
REPORTER: Don Kladstrup
- Kladstrup, Don;
- Mudd, Roger
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