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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 12, 1981
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Miami, Florida) [POLICE and SUSPECT - discuss arrest.] Extent of illegal quaalude use here examined. [Dr. Ronald WRIGHT - compares drug with liquor.] Drug's role in auto accidents noted; films shown. Quaalude-related statistics for Dade Cnty. outlined. [WRIGHT - comments on side effect of auto accidents.] [Dr. Charles WETLI - discusses problem of driving under influence of the drug.] [USER - describes his feelings on quaaludes.] Local site popular with users mentioned; financial aspect of the drug noted. [Cnty. narcotics AGENT - cites open sales of quaaludes.] General drug smuggling in south Florida said enhancing the problem. [WRIGHT - considers quaaludes the most dangerous drug in US.] [POLICE and SUSPECT - continue their conversation.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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