CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 13, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bill Kurtis
(NYC) [ALCOHOLICS - note alcoholism in their families.] Est. number Americans considered "at-risk" population due to alcoholism of parents(s) noted; indications of genetic susceptibility to alcoholism examined. [Dr. T. K. LI - describes experiment with alcoholic rats, relationship to humans.] Li noted researching existence of biological trait for alcoholism; findings of other studies so far outlined on screen, discussed. [Dr. Robert CLONINGER - describes warning signs in humans lacking built-in physiological protection.] [John WARNEKE - recalls mother's death from alcoholism, impact on his life.] ["Adult Children of Alcoholics" author Janet WOITITZ - describes tragedy for children of alcoholics.] ["SMITH" Family - discuss effect of mother/wife's alcoholism on family.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer
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