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Alcoholism #284668

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1982
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(Studio) Current status of alcoholism in United States noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(San Diego, California) Criticism of alcoholism study by Mark and Linda Sobell for Patton Hospital examined. [Veterans Administration psychologist Mary PENDERY - considers Sobell study a disaster.] [Ray MILLER - notes inability to remain sober for some time; notes drinkers' reaction to Sobell project.] [Lowell LOONEY - agrees.] [Looney's sister, Opal BURGIS - criticizes treatment.] [Attorney Edgar BRENNER - notes Sobells' defense of study.] [LOONEY - claims lack of cure for alcoholism.] [MILLER - notes drinking's impact on his life.] Fate of some study participants reported.
REPORTER: Linda Douglass

Douglass, Linda;
Rather, Dan

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