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Heroin In Suburbia #267748

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 13, 1980
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) [WOMAN - discusses addiction of self and other middle class professionals.] Iranian method of smoking heroin and idioms for the technique explained, shown. Incr. in suburban use of heroin detailed for various cities. [Drug counselor John RANDALL - notes social level of new users.] Randall's clinic discussed. [Haight-Ashbury clinic spokesperson John NEWMEYER - comments.] Incr. in smuggling from Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, known as the "Golden Crescent," examined; recent case in Chicago cited as example [WOMAN - comments.] Difficulty in obtaining statistics on middle class users noted. [Los Angeles, California, police sergeant Michael GUY - comments.] [WOMAN - comments.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow (WBBM-TV newstape)

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, Harold

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