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War On Drugs / Crack Cocaine #332555

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 05, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Harold Dow) Human costs in coping with the children of crack cocaine examined. [Foster mother Pat THOMAS, teacher Mary FREEMAN - talk about behavioral problems of 7-year-old who was born addicted to crack.] [Children's National Medical Center Dr. Gordon AVERY - comments on sheer numbers of crack babies; describes their brain damage.] [THOMAS, mother "TINA" - talk about their crack-addicted kids.] Special program in Los Angeles, California, school district to deal with problems these kids face explained. [Salvin School's Carol COLE - comments.] [FREEMAN - says these kids attack others.]

Dow, Harold;
Rather, Dan

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