CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 28, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Miami, Florida) Incr. use of cocaine among teenagers and econs. involved examined; police surveillance tape shown. ["KEVIN" - notes relative cheapness of cocaine.] [National Institute on Drug Abuse spokesperson Dr. William POLLIN - describes dealers' move to put drug within price range of teenagers.] Role of current cocaine glut in situation mentioned; Miami police raid on teenage cocaine hangout shown, narrated. [sergeant Al GOODMAN - describes purchase process.] [Amy AYERS - describes being given business card at shopping mall by marijuana and cocaine dealer.] [Seth WITONSKY - notes cocaine's prevalence in HS.] [Andriana LAZA, Melina FINKELSTEIN - describe drug's availability.] [Phoenix House spokesperson Dr. Mitchell ROSENTHAL - notes culture's mixed message on drugs to teens.] Cocaine Hotline noted nation's only such service; increase in teen callers since service began mentioned. [Dr. Mark GOLD - considers dilemma faced by most callers.] [USERS - would like to be free of their dependency.] ["KIM" - describes increase desire for larger amounts of cocaine.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow
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