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Cocaine Crisis #84300

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 16, 1983
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(Studio) Cocaine exports to United States noted main industry of Colombia.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(San Francisco, California) Extent of cocaine use in United States and efforts to treat addicts examined; COKENDERS program featured. [COKENDERS founder Dr. Richard MILLER - notes range of participants' backgrounds.] [Jeffrey ROUNDS, Clint SPENCER - note habit's impact on their lives.] San Francisco hospital program discussed. [Hospital spokesperson Paula HEEGAARD - outlines patients' concerns.] 800-COCAINE service in New Jersey examined. [Hotline spokesperson Dr. A. Carter POTTASH - recalls family selling baby to support habit.]

Brinkley, David;
Rose, Judd

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