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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 11, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Yellowstone National Park) Unusually high number of bear attacks on humans in Yellowstone National Park this summer said attributed by some experts to tranquilizers used in relocating bears to remote sections of park; drug used on bears noted PCP, or Angel Dust, banned in recent years after discovery of its brain-damaging, mind-altering effects. [Dr. Orm ANILINE - describes PCP-based violence.] [Victims Frances LORDAN, Rob HILLIGOSS - describe attack, bear's behavior.] [Ranger Gary BROWN - defs. use of PCP.] Bear previously immobilized with PCP numerous times recalled killed after partially eating tourist.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

Drinkwater, Terry;
Rather, Dan

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