CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 31, 1985
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(Studio) New Year's Eve celebrations planned for Nashville, Tennessee; NYC's Times Square; Boston, Massachusetts; New Orleans, Louisiana; and Rochester, New York, described. Report introduced with regard to special efforts this year.
REPORTER: Charles Kuralt
(Los Angeles, California) Alcohol-related road death figs. stated. Details given with regard to efforts across country to decrease problem. [Las Vegas MADD spokesperson Sandy HEVERLY - comments.] [KIRO-AM Radio DISC JOCKEY - warns people.] Public service television ad shown. [Los Angeles Dist. Attorney Ira REINER - comments.] Laws with regard to drinking and driving described. [Commission Against Drunk Driving spokesperson Jim ADDUCI - comments.] No. of people seeking treatment for alcoholism noted. [Cedars-Sinai Med. Center spokesperson Dr. Ronald GERSHMAN - comments.] [Liquor industry analyst Allen KAPLAN - comments on change in attitudes toward drinking.] Liquor industry's ads with regard to controlled drinking noted; television ad shown. Public service ads scheduled for tonight mentioned, shown.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater
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