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Carter / Staff Drug Use / Bourne Affair #258892

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jul 24, 1978
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(Studio) President Carter's directive to staff to obey drug laws or find other job reported Recent resignation of president adviser on drug abuse, Dr. Peter Bourne, mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Details given about Carter directive, announced by Press Secretary Jody Powell as passed to staff by Hamilton Jordan. Additional controversy over Bourne affair due to statements made by Carter to reporter on Saturday night with regard to drug use in administration outlined. White House response to newsmen's questions about Bourne affair noted; return of Bourne and wife to DC mentioned. Virginia authorities' decisions in false prescription case cited.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker

(Studio) Statements of House Speaker "Tip" O'Neill and Senator minority leader Howard Baker on drug issue quoted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Tucker, Lem

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