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Tough Drug Law / New York City #33363

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1974
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(Studio) In last month as governor, Vice President designate, Nelson Rockefeller, signs tough drug law to scare professional pushers away. Of 6000 arrests in NYC, fewer than 100 sentenced.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(NYC) "Dealing" corner shown. ABC crew watches drug buy from truck. Cocaine and other drugs take heroin's place. [Commander narcotics division Dan. COURTENAY - talks of dealing patterns.] [Undercover AGENT - cites differences in dealing.] People not scared off. Cts. have to sentence offenders for law to work. [COURTENAY - says law to be effective after time.] [Chairperson state drug control commission Anthony CAGLIOSTRO - says law made no significant difference.]
REPORTER: Ann Medina

Medina, Ann;
Smith, Howard K.

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