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Baseball and Drugs #304029

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 08, 1985
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REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Reactions to baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth's mandatory drug testing program for all major league owners, team officials and minor league players featured; films shown. [UEBERROTH - explains purpose of program.] [Chris CHAMBLISS - thinks plan infringes on players' rights.] [UEBERROTH - won't oversee scandalized sport.] No. major league players convicted and/or treated for drug abuse in recent years noted. [Mike SCIOSCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - mentions players' current drug abuse program.] [Owner Joan KROC - supports mandatory testing; notes horses are tested.]
REPORTER: Harold Dow

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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