CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 07, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Hollywood, California) Extent of cocaine industry in United States noted. [Psychologist Philip HERSCHMAN - notes drug's spread through society.] [Psychologist Richard MILLER - believes problem is growing.] Roxanne and Peter Pulitzer, Mercury Morris, Richard Dreyfuss noted among publicized users. ["JENNIFER" - recalls 1st using cocaine.] ["BENNETT" - notes drug's effect on him.] [MAN - describes alterations in personality.] [PEOPLE - discuss their problems.] Various treatment programs discussed; scenes from upcoming movie on subject shown courtesy Charles Fries Prods. National Insts. of Health official mentioned believing cocaine use has leveled off; details given.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen
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