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New York City / Drug Crackdown #295815

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Mar 11, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(NYC) Police department's Operation Pressure Point, drug crackdown on dealers and addicts here, featured; films shown. [ADDICT - describes situation.] Influx of addicts into drug clinics due to inability to purchase drugs and impact on clinics noted. [Dr. Robert NEWMAN - criticizes city, state and federal government for failure to assure availability of treatment for heroin addicts seeking help.] [Mayor Edward KOCH - agrees.] [ADDICT - describes crackdown's impact on addicts.] [Treatment center director Joyce RAMSEY - believes violent crime will incr. due to crackdown; explains.] Operation Pressure Point mentioned being expanded into Harlem.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Dean, Morton;
Kelley, Chris

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