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Limbaugh / Drug Addiction / Talk Radio #739485

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 11, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(West Palm Beach, Florida: Mark Potter) The reaction on talk radio to radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh & his admitted prescription drug problem featured. [Show host Larry ELDER†- calls Rush hypocritical.] Limbaugh's various statement against drug use quoted. [Hanley Hazelton Drug Rehabilitation Center director Barbara KRANTZ‡- predicts Limbaugh's attitude on drugs will change.] [On the radio, LIMBAUGH - says he is not a victim.] ["Palm Beach Post" political reporter George BENNETT - comments on Limbaugh's public statement.] [Former state prosecutor Mark SHINER‡- says Limbaugh will not become a convicted felon.]

(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Clarification given about last week's report on deaths linked to the drug OxyContin.

Seigenthaler, John;
Potter, Mark

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