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New Orleans / Mardi Gras / Drugs-Homicide #325848

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 07, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New Orleans, Louisiana: Peter Van Sant) Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, Louisiana, featured; details given, scenes shown. Homicide rate in New Orleans discussed. [New Orleans coroner Dr. Frank MINYARD - says most deaths are related to crack cocaine.] Crack cocaine noted sold initially in hsing. projects. [Community activist Don GUYTON - says no one is safe here.] [New Orleans Mayor Sidney BARTHELEMY - comments on situation.] [MAN - comments on murder rate.] [Loyola Univ. Outreach Program spokesperson Ted QUANT - says problem won't stay in projects.] City officials noted fearing that tourism will be hurt by escalating homicide rate.

Rather, Dan;
Van Sant, Peter

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