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In Depth (Steroids in Sports) #783767

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 17, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Kevin Corke) Steroid use by high school athletes & younger kids featured; statistics from the National Institute for Drug Abuse & the CDC cited; details given of the health risks. [Father Don HOOTON††- comments on the death of his son, Taylor, who committed suicide after taking steroids.] [University of Chicago sociologist Barbara SCHNEIDER†- comments on teens’ feeling of invincibility.] [Montbello†† High School {Denver} coach Don GATEWOOD††- explains his no-tolerance policy.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The testimony of current & former baseball players and concerned parents at the Congressional hearings on steroids in major league baseball presented in their own words. [HOOTON, former players Jose CANSECO†, Mark McGWIRE†, current players Sammy SOSA†, Rafael PALMEIRO†, Curt SCHILLING†, Representative Jose SERRANO†- offer views on steroid use.]

Williams, Brian;
Corke, Kevin

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