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Budget / Drug Cuts #312905

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 08, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Rita Braver) President Reagan's postelec. budget calling for major cuts in anti-drug enforcement programs despite his and Nancy Reagan's preelec. war on drugs media blitz examined; scenes shown. [October 26, 1986, REAGAN - claims new offensive against drug abuse.] Amt. cut by administration from local anti-drug programs outlined. [Representative Benjamin GILMAN - calls for more action, not less.] White House explanation outlined on screen. [Courtesy "Nightwatch", former administration drug adviser Carlton TURNER - defs. budget cuts.] [Sheriff Nick NAVARRO - disagrees.] Congress's likely response mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Braver, Rita;
Rather, Dan
Duration:
00:02:00

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