CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 1978
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(Studio) Closing of case against former president aide on drug abuse, Dr. Peter Bourne, noted; Bourne's resignation after discovery he wrote fraudulent prescription for drug Quaalude recalled.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(DC) Virginia county prosecutor's decision against prosecution of Bourne reported [Attorney Paul EBERT - states reasons for decision.] Bourne's statements about decision quoted. Washington, DC United States attorney's deferral to Virginia in decision whether or not to prosecute noted. Statements of spokesperson for DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) and of Attorney General Griffin Bell about case quoted; President Carter's spokesperson in Plains, Georgia, reported to have no immediate reaction from President Other details about case given.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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