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Alcohol and Drinking / Teenagers' Film #541583

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 31, 1985
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(Studio) Efforts across country to save lives by cutting down on drunk driving noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Longmont, Colorado) Death of teenager Richie Dorman from overdose of alcohol reported to prompt friends to make film, "The Last Party", about incident in which Dorman died. Details of effect of film on other teens given. Scenes from movie, depicting party that took place in Longmont, Colorado, shown. [FRIENDS - comment on Dorman's death.] Brett Hawn identification as Dorman's closest friend. [HAWN - comments on film.] Showing of film, sponsored by Alternatives for Youth, on television stations in Colorado noted.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil

(Studio) Low supply of alcoholic beverages in USSR for holiday noted due to anti-vodka drive launched by Mikhail Gorbachev just prior to New Year's holiday.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
O'Neil, Roger
Duration:
00:02:40

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