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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jim Axelrod) The appearance of current & former players at Congressional hearings on steroid use in major league baseball featured; scenes shown from the proceedings, including testimony from Donald Hooton, whose son, Taylor, committed suicide after taking steroids. [At the hearing, player Rafael PALMEIRO- denies steroid use.] [From “60 Minutes,” former player Jose CANSECO- says the national pastime is juiced.] [Former player Mark McGWIRE- speaks against Canseco; expresses sympathy to parents.] [HOOTON – condemns players who take steroids.] Canseco’s request for immunity noted.
(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Taped interview held with New York University’s Dr. Gary Wadler about what should be done about the problem. [WADLER – cites figures on steroid use among high school athletes; says baseball should control the game of baseball.]
- Schieffer, Bob;
- Axelrod, Jim
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