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New York / Drug Law #27560

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 31, 1973
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(Studio) New York initiates tough new drug law.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(New York) Tough drug law explained. Drug addict to be forced to seek help or go to jail. On May 8, 1973, Governor Rockefeller signed bill. [ROCKEFELLER - hopes to reverse addict problem in NYC.] [New York Civil Liberties Union Ira GLASSER - thinks Rockefeller wants to be tough in new drug policy.] Prisoners react to new law. Extensive advertising campaign begun to explain drug law; new television commercial shown.
REPORTER: Ann Medina

Reporter(s):
Medina, Ann;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:03:20

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