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Bush / War On Drugs #565032

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 30, 1989
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Lisa Myers) President George Bush's support of war on drugs discussed; details given of drug-related crimes in US, scenes shown. [Rand Corporation spokesperson Peter REUTER - comments on drug problem.] [During his inaugural address, BUSH - vows to fight problem.] Bush recalled deciding that his drug czar William Bennett would not attend cabinet mtgs. [BUSH - comments on solving drug problem.] [Senator John KERRY - criticizes administration's request for limited funds to fight war on drugs.] [Senator Dennis DeCONCINI - urges tax on cigarettes and alcohol to financial treatment programs.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa

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