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Spotlight (Teens and Steroids) #559713

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 14, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Jim Cummins) Use of steroids by teenagers featured; details given, scenes shown. [high school athlete George RODRIGUEZ - explains reason for using steroids.] [high school student David FLEISCHER - says he could name many fellow students using drug.] Use of steroids by sports heroes such as Olympic runner Ben Johnson noted; scenes shown. [Steroid seller Joe WILCOX - says kids would get them from someone; explain selling on installment plan.] Med. risks of steroids to teenagers outlined on screen. [Dr. Forrest TENNANT - discusses abnormal behavior caused by steroids.] [Sports injury treater Patrick DRILEY - discusses steroid use.] FTC (Federal Trade Commission) campaign against steroids noted. [Teenager Todd LYNCH - discusses effects of steroids.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim
Duration:
00:04:10

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