CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 04, 1985
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(NYC) Authorities' concern over growing popularity of refined cocaine, known as crack, examined; scenes shown. [New York City substance abuse services spokesperson William HOPKINS - describes state sales.] [Phoenix House patient Catherine GRECHKOSEY - describes crack's impact on body.] [USER - cites speed of drug's effect.] [Hotline SPOKESPERSON - comments on callers' experiences.] Richard Pryor's experience free basing cocaine recalled. [MAN - comments.] [USER - notes econs. involved.]
REPORTER: Steve Young
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.