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Drugs and Alcohol / Poll #96126

ABC Evening News for Friday, May 17, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(DC) ABC "News-Washington Post" poll on alcohol and drug use and/or abuse in US outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(No location given) Growing cocaine use among blue collar workers examined. [USERS - explain emulating the rich and powerful.] ["BUTCH" - discusses his addiction's effect on his life.] Findings of cocaine helpline call-in survey outlined on screen. [USERS - describe their experiences.] Cocaine's status among teenagers noted. ["MEREDITH" - thought cocaine abuse would increase her popularity with peers.] ["JEFF" - discusses addiction; ease of obtaining cocaine in rural areas.] [USERS - continue descriptions of drug's effect on them.]
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken;
Serafin, Barry

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