NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 23, 1969
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(Studio) Govt. says marijuana more scarce and expensive after Mexican crackdown. Associate Med. Examiner New York City says this led to more heroin sales in city. Gallup Poll shows 4 of 5 Americans over 21 oppose making it legal. Admin. wants to soften drug penalties and crack down on pushers.
REPORTER: Chet Huntley
(DC) Art Linkletter speaks to President Nixon and Congress group on daughter's suicide. [LINKLETTER - says any young person can become victim of drugs. Must let them know early that they're poisoning themselves.]
REPORTER: Herbert Kaplow
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