NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 22, 1981
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(Studio) Beginning of congress hearing into drug abuse in west states reported.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Los Angeles, California) Criticism of hearings examined. [Ed ASNER - thinks Hollywood was chosen for publicity.] Producer Grant Tinker and Cathy Lee Crosby reported withdrawing offer to testify; details given. [Representative Leo ZEFERETTI - denies witch-hunt.] Incr. in drug use in south California, especially cocaine, discussed; lack of information linking drug use with entertainment ind. any more than other inds. noted; hearing's anticipated schedule mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Sternoff (KNBC newsfilm)
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