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Lotteries #300439

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 1985
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(Studio) No. winners in Massachusetts lottery mentioned.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) No. tickets sold first 2 days of California's state lottery cited; impact of lotteries on compulsive gamblers such as Valerie Kazor examined. Extent of Kazor's debt incurred through worthless checks for lottery described. [KAZOR - thought she could pay family's medical bills by winning.] [Richard KAZOR - describes wife's attitude.] [Therapist Valerie LORENZ -describes lotteries' psychological effect on compulsive gamblers and poor.] [PEOPLE - defense playing.] [Gambler "RICHIE" - comments on lottery's attraction to him.] Arguments for and against lotteries considered.

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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