NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 11, 1985
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(Studio) Chgs. lodged against Cathy Evelyn Smith in drug overdose death of comedian John Belushi recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Hollywood, California) Smith's expected testimony if she enters not guilty plea considered; films shown. [Drug counselor Tom KENNY - fears Belushi's young fans will gild circumstances of his death.] [Captain Robert BLANCHARD - believes drug use in entertainment industry isn't declining.] Film and TV inds. mentioned opening own drug referral service. [Service spokesperson Dae SULLENDER - doubts drug problem is declining in nation] ["Torchlight" star and writer Pamela Sue MARTIN - explains purpose of movie about cocaine.] [KENNY - comments.]
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer