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Cocaine and Pregnant Mothers #305832

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced (Audio out of sync with video.)
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Chicago, Illinois) Impact of cocaine use by pregnant mothers on unborn children examined. ["LINDA" - describes health problems during her pregnancies.] [Dr. Ira CHASNOFF - equates cocaine's effect on newborn with that of heroin.] Spontaneous abortion rate among cocaine users outlined on screen. [Dr. Sidney SCHNOLL - describes newborn infants' problems linked to mothers' cocaine use.] Related statistics outlined on screen. ["LINDA" - describes daughter's postnatal problems.]
REPORTER: Susan Spencer

Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan

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