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Drugs / Reagan #311936

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 07, 1986
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(Studio: Charles Kuralt) Report introduced.

(DC: Bill Plante) President Reagan and cabinet said vol. to take drug tests next week to promote his latest war on drugs program; Vice President George Bush mentioned taking test today. Test's process explained. [Representative Chas. RANGEL - jokes about such tests.] [ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Allan ADLER - explains opposition to mandatory drug testing.]

(Fort Pierce, Florida: Bernard Goldberg) Reality in authorities' war on crack form of cocaine examined; details given, scenes shown. [OFR. - cites inability to stem flow.] [CHILD - notes ease in purchasing crack.] [Judge H. Randolph MOORE, Junior - discusses fear of witnesses to testify.] [DEALER - describes econs. involved.] [Police chief James POWELL - cites crack's cost.] [DEALER - tries to sell to news crew.] ["DANNY" - describes raising money for crack.] ["STEVE" - comments on trying drug.] [PARENTS - discuss issue.]

Goldberg, Bernard;
Kuralt, Charles;
Plante, Bill

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