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Bourne / Drug Abuse Case #258845

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 19, 1978
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(Studio) Alleged involvement in drug abuse case of President Carter's assistant for drug abuse, Dr. Peter Bourne, reported.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) "Washington Post" and Associated Press reports about Bourne's alleged prescription for Quaalude, written for fictitious "Sarah Brown", detailed. Films and photos shown. Rptd. involvement in incident of Washington, DC resident Toby Long and Bourne's assistant Ellen Metsky outlined. Bourne's drug abuse programs under Carter, both as Georgia governor and as President noted. Films shown. [CARTER - describes Bourne's authority on drugs.] Press Secretary Jody Powell's refusal to comment and reaction of other administration officials reported.
REPORTER: Ed Bradley

Bradley, Ed;
Mudd, Roger

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