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Drugs: Children & Heroin (Part I) #962111

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 29, 2010
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Studio & New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) The threat of a potent heroin to children in suburban communities examined; scenes shown from an undercover DEA surveillance operation; details given of the marketing of these drugs to middle America. [DEA's Bradley CHEEK†, Tony MIRETTA†, Rodney BENSON†, New York DEA agent John GILBRIDE†- talk about heroin in the schools.] [In New York, three former drug USERS, ADDICT - comment.] [Nassau University Medical Center Dr. Constantine IOANNOU†- worries about overdoses.] The high relapse rate for heroin addicts noted & tomorrow's report discussed.

Reporter(s):
Sawyer, Diane;
Alfonsi, Sharyn
Duration:
00:03:50

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