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NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 28, 1986
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Introduction and Preview Tom Brokaw (New York City)

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(NYC: Jennifer McLogan) Baseball commissioner Peter Ueberroth's mandatory drug testing and disciplinary program for players who abuse drugs examined; those identification today listed. [UEBERROTH - is committed to cleaning up sport.] Background to situation recalled. Ueberroth's plan outlined on screen. [UEBERROTH - comments.] [Players representative Tom RICH - supports plan.] [Cincinnati Reds general manager Bill BERGESCH - agrees.] [Players Scott McGREGOR, Lance PARRISH, Jack CLARK - support reforms.] Vol. drug-testing program of Baltimore Orioles mentioned.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [UEBERROTH - discusses his program, players' association's opposition to drug testing clause in contracts, Dr. Anthony Daly's management of drug program.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
McLogan, Jennifer
Duration:
00:04:50

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