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Drug Testing (Part I) #312275

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 25, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Capitol Hill debate on legality of President Reagan's call for mandatory drug testing of federal employees outlined.

(Los Angeles, California: David Browning) Ramifications of mandatory drug testing controversy and reliability of tests used examined; scenes shown. [REAGAN - defs. plan.] [Beaumont, Texas, superintendent Mike TAYLOR - wants mandatory testing of students.] [STUDENTS - discuss issue.] [Assistant Attorney General Richard WILLARD, ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) spokesperson Dorothy EHRLICH - disagree.] [Allen PETTIGREW - describes his ordeal.] [Leslie PRICE - cites similar experience.] [Dr. Don CATLIN - notes inconsistency in laboratories' quality controls.] [Dr. Michael WALSH - notes implications of lack of national standards for drug testing labs.] [PETTIGREW - comments.] [Southern Pacific Trans. Company spokesperson Robert TAGGART - defs. drug testing.]

Browning, David;
Rather, Dan

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