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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 1973
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(Studio) President speaks to law enforcement conference in White House on street crime.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) [PRES. - believes United States on way to solving drug abuse problem.] President' drug program produces polyaddicts.
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

(Baltimore, Maryland) Addicts turn to pills now since heroin price soars. [Walter ZIOLKOWSKI - states heroin quality bad and price high; addicts get on pills.] [Lonnie SHAULIS - insists people turn to pills because it's pure drug. They know what's in pill.] Only 1 clinic for pill addicts exists in Baltimore. [Mary SEABREASE - reveals addicts from heroin to pills to search for help at clinic. Took any barbiturates available; sometimes 25-30 pills.] Questioned about habit now. [Ms. SEABREASE - says she's off pills.]
REPORTER: Ron Nessen

Chancellor, John;
Nessen, Ron

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