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PCP #298697

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 15, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Growing abuse of animal tranquilizer PCP by drug users examined; films shown. [DEA spokesperson Carl JACKSON - describes situation in Washington, DC area.] Ease in obtaining PCP shown. ["JOHN", "LORI", "ROMELE" - recall purchasing drug.] Related statistics outlined on screen. ["RODNEY" - describes ease in manufacturing drug.] PCP street names listed. Maryland PCP user recalled decapitating infant son under influence of drug. ["DAVE", "ROMELE", "TINA" - describe violence while on drug.] [Drug counselor James HENDRICKS - notes ignorance of most PCP users.] [TINA - notes continued effect on her mental abilities.] [Police spokesperson Marty TAPSCOTT - notes effort to educate youngsters.] [USER - wants escape from reality.] [Dr. Don. THOMAS - equates PCP use with playing Russian roulette.]
REPORTER: Rita Braver

Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan

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