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Reagan / Drug War #312191

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 02, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) President Reagan said campaigning. for Republican cands. this fall via his latest war on drugs public relations efforts.

(DC: Lesley Stahl) Gap between President's anti-drug rhetoric and reality of government programs' effectiveness examined; scenes shown. [Assistant attorney general Stephen TROTT - claims large-scale success.] [Representative Glenn ENGLISH - disagrees.] Admin. effectiveness in areas of enforcement, treatment and educ. detailed. [TROTT and ENGLISH - argue their positions.] President's new showcase, Operation Alliance, said not budgeted for; details given. [August 4, REAGAN - announces latest drug awareness campaign] Nancy Reagan's similar efforts mentioned. Extent of President's budget cuts in area described. [National Association Drug Abuse Dirs. spokesperson William BUTYINSKY -cites consequences of budget cuts.] [Drug Abuse Policy Ofc. director Dr. Carlton TURNER - defs. administration's approach.]

Rather, Dan;
Stahl, Lesley

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