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A Closer Look (Back to School: Soft Drink Ban) (Part II) #708983

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 27, 2002
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) CDC statistics on obese American children cited.

(Los Angeles: Judy Muller) The Los Angeles school district's plan to ban soft drinks from all public schools examined; school scenes shown. [? CANTER‡ - opposes soda drinks.] [James Monroe High School PRINCIPAL? - cites the money made from soft drink sales; says Coca-Cola is a great sponsor.] [Consumer Freedom ?--> SPOKESMAN, STUDENT - say eliminating soft drinks will eliminate after-school & sporting activities.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The vote in Jefferson County, Kentucky, to ban junk food sales noted.

Jennings, Peter;
Muller, Judy

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