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NBC Evening News for Monday, May 24, 1971
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(Studio) President adviser Robert Finch says military discharging GIs addicted to drugs at rate of 60 per day; calls preventive measures ineffective.

(Palo Alto, California) Vets Admin. hospital running therapy sessions for vets addicted to heroin. [Dr. George SOLOMON - says those being helped psychiatric drug casualties from Vietnam War.] [Unidentified VETS - tell drugs plentiful and cheap in South Vietnam; say drugs helped calm reactions in combat; talk of problems after returning to US.]
REPORTER: Robert Goralski

Goralski, Robert;
McGee, Frank

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