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War On Drugs: (Part V) #321142

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 12, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Drug bust shown. [Drug ADDICTS - discuss why and how they got addicted to drugs.] Anti-drug TV ad shown. Availability of drugs discussed. [MAN - says doesn't like to spend so much on drugs.] Sting operation shown. [Ex-med. examiner Dr. Ian HOOD - comments on lucrative nature of drug trade.] Crack cocaine noted causing increase in casual violence; details given, scenes shown. [HOOD - says killing becomes cavalier.] [Addict "LISA" - comments on selling bad drugs to customers.] "Lisa" noted shot to death. [Morgue attendant Nick GIANCANA - comments on wasted lives.] [DEA agent William COONCE - comments on strategy.] Police shown using bulldozer to break into crack house [Detroit, Michigan, police chief William HART - comments on situation.] [GIANCANA - comments on violence.] Pusher shown arrested while his daughter present. [Police OFR. - asks how man can sell drugs while child watches.]

Rather, Dan

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