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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 29, 1982
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(Studio) Govt. findings on national use of cocaine outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Denver, Colorado) Newspaper heir Michael Howard's revelation of extensive cocaine use examined; Denver Broncos mentioned in rumors of drug's prevalence among athletics. Howard noted former publisher of "Rocky Mt. News." [HOWARD - admits using cocaine.] Howard noted telling his story to rival "Denver Post"; is, sue of Howard's bodyguard, also state drug investigator, not arresting him noted. [INVESTIGATOR - explains.] [HOWARD - recalls offering cocaine to Police physician.] Police ties to Elvis Presley, who died from drug overdose, discussed. [State senate Paul POWERS - explains call for Senator investigation.] United States attorney said beginning preliminary inquiry into affair.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

Rather, Dan;
Shepard, Gary

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