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NBC Evening News for Friday, Dec 14, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(New York: Mike Taibbi) The impact on young athletes of steroid use by major league baseball stars examined in the wake of George Mitchell’s report; photos shown of high school player Taylor Hooten††, who committed suicide after taking steroids. [MITCHELL – says hundreds of thousands of our children are using them.] [President BUSH; at Congressional hearing on March 17, 2005, Hooten’s father Don HOOTEN††- comment on the wrong message from the pros.] [“Steroid Nation” author Shaun ASSAEL†- calls for baseball to inflict some real pain.] [Today, HOOTEN – says making a decision to cheat has consequences.]

Williams, Brian;
Taibbi, Mike

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