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Drug Testing (Part II) #312296

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 26, 1986
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Senator noted working on election-yr. anti-drug abuse legislature

(San Francisco, California: David Browning) Questions arising over issue of mandatory drug testing in the workplace and inconsistent reliability of test results with soc. and economy ramifications for victims examined; scenes shown. [David ALLECK, Kathy HEATH, David ALFORD - note power of one person's accusations.] Trio said among Los Angeles air traffic controllers accused of drug abuse by co-worker and later cleared. [Mike CALDWELL, Wade LICHTI - equate situation with McCarthyism; note public's perception of guilt regardless.] [Boston police commissioner Francis ROACHE - defs. drug testing of police force.] [Police Patrolman's Association spokesperson Robert GUINEY - explains filing suit against Roache.] [Assistant attorney general Richard WILLARD - defs. mandatory drug testing.] [Harvard law school spokesperson Laurence TRIBE - notes legal questions involved.] [San Francisco city supervisor Bill MAHER -explains city's position on drug testing.] [HEATH - believes her reputation has been smeared by insinuation.]

Reporter(s):
Browning, David;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:03:10

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